Search the Archive

Energy Crisis / Natural Gas #473445

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 06, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Energy crisis may bring changes in attitudes toward remaining energy sources. No national policy with regard to natural gas exists.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(Tulsa, Oklahoma) Tulsa uses natural gas for heating purposes; 40% of natural gas supplies not under federal regulations. Natural gas so designed can be used by 1 state only. Oklahoma lures industry to state with abundance of natural gas. Most states have little natural gas of their own and must depend on interstate gas pipeline companies [Oklahoma Natural Gas Company Charles INGRAM - insists drilling rigs increase as gas prices increase] Talk of removing price controls to stimulate production in other states increases; may be used to boost natural gas production. [Consumer lobbyist Lee WHITE - thinks if price controls on natural gas removed, prices will skyrocket.] [INGRAM - admits incrd. profits for gas companies will occur, but profits necessary to obtain capital for drilling.] [WHITE - insists increase in natural gas production not assured.] [INGRAM - insists rest of nation can experience incrd. production just as Oklahoma.] Era of cheap, natural gas draws to an end.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Reporter(s):
Kalber, Floyd;
Pettit, Tom
Duration:
00:05:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.