Originally published in 1972, Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industry combines several papers prepared for a seminar in Washington D.C in 1970.The purpose of this seminar was to exchange views between specialists on the issues related to regulation natural gas production. As such these papers explore issues such as producer price regulations, arguments for and against the regulation of natural gas, the changing environment of natural gas supply and what the future holds in terms of the natural gas producing industry. This title will be of interest to students of Environmental Studies and policy makers.
Table of Contents
Foreword; Introduction; 1. Natural Gas in the Future National Energy Pattern 2.Interfuel Relations Governing Natural Gas Demand and Supply 3.Projected Costs of Alternate Sources of Gas 4. Producer Regulation: A Commissioner’s Viewpoint 5. Changing Elements in the Natural Gas Picture: Implications for the Regulatory Scheme 6. Structure of the Natural Gas Producing Industry 7. The Regulation-Induced Shortage of Natural Gas 8. Price Regulation and the Supply of Natural Gas in the United States 9. Producer Regulation for the 1970’s 10. The Future of Natural Gas Regulation with an Inadequate Supply of Domestically Produced Natural Gas