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Special Assignment (Oil Glut) #67762

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 03, 1980
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(Studio) "Lundberg Letter" reported announcing that United States refineries are functioning at less than capacity due to lack of storage space; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Houston, Texas) [Service station ATTENDANTS - comment on supply-demand for oil.] Details of oil glut in United States outlined on screen. [Shell Oil products manager Ron HALL, New York station owner Joe BOCCHI - comment.] Price war in Tulsa, Oklahoma, noted. [PEOPLE - comment on price.] [Station manager Chris STOI - comments.] television commercials shown courtesy Clio Awards; rationale for not cutting prices outlined on screen. [Exxon spokesperson Ed DiCORCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - comments.] OPEC's future role considered.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom

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