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Energy Developments #500236

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's vacation mentioned. Report on possible breakthru in energy bill on natural gas issue,
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) [CABINET OFFICIALS - discuss agreement on natural gas pricing.] President's persuasion of Representatives James Corman and Charles Rangel to sign legislature noted. [CARTER - comments on agreement.] [Energy Secretary James SCHLESINGER - discusses potential for future.] Expected filibuster in Senator mentioned.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(DC) Last year's filibuster against natural gas deregulation, by Senators James Abourezk and Howard Metzenbaum, recalled. [METZENBAUM - comments on possible filibuster this year] [Senator Henry JACKSON - comments on outlook for bill.]
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch Artist: Betty Wells

(Studio) Standard Oil of Ohio announcement of plans to build oil pipeline from Long Beach, California, to Midland, Texas, to carry Alaska oil to Midwest and E. without shipping it through Panama Canal detailed. Other factors involved in plan stated.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John;
Savitch, Jessica

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