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Energy / Oil Reserves #503330

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jess Marlow

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Oil reserves at Bayou Chocktaw, LA, featured; films shown. Collection methods and problems noted. Well fire at West Hackberry last September recalled; film shown. [Project director Don MAZUR - comments re: problems involved in oil reserves.] Projected increase in oil prices noted. Decr. since September of oil storage at Bayou Chocktaw detailed. Energy Secretary James Schlesinger quoted with regard to reserves. Lack of system to pump oil out of salt domes and problems involved with temporary pumping system cited. Possible use of private pipeline by government discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez (WDSU-TV, New Orleans, Louisiana)

Marlow, Jess

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