The Journal of Energy and Development, autumn 1980, volume 6, number 1
G. C. Watkins and J. T. Fong, “Comparisons in Economic Development: Alberta and Texas.” This paper attempts to compare the economic development of Alberta and Texas. The main analytical tool employed is the input-output structure of…
G. C. Watkins and J. T. Fong, “Comparisons in Economic Development: Alberta and Texas.” This paper attempts to compare the economic development of Alberta and Texas. The main analytical tool employed is the input-output structure of these two economies.
Roger W. Sant, “The Least−Cost Strategy- From Btu's to ‘Comfortable Rooms’.” This study offers some low-cost, but often overlooked, strategies and methods that could reduce U.S. energy consumption.
David M. Erickson and Malcolm Gillis, “High-Level Enterprise and Low-Level Radioactivity: Two-Hazards in Developing Country Uranium Concessions.” This article examines some of the serious issues facing developing countries with uranium concessions. First, in many cases there has been a high-level of enterprise risk borne by developing countries because they have not negotiated advantageous concessions contracts. The second problem involves the long-term health and environmental impacts associated with the presence of low-level radioactivity in the mining and milling of uranium.
Jawad Hashim, “The Future Relationship among Energy Demand, OPEC, and the Value of the Dollar.”
This article addresses some of the misconceptions that grew out of the oil crises of the 1970s regarding OPEC and oil in general.
Massod V. Samii, “Oil Supply and the Absorptive Capacity of OPEC: Reflection into the Future.” This article discusses the oil supply situation and absorptive capacity of OPEC from an early 1980s perspective.
Eric Hirst, “Understanding Residential/Commercial Energy Conservation: The Need for Data.” This article discusses the need to gain more data and information on residential and commercial energy conservation in order to create the most effective mix between government and private-sector roles. This author looks at macro- and micro-statistics for the United States from 1950 through 1978 to assess the residential and commercial energy demand and trends.
Hashim M. Al-Ali and Sevan Sivaciyan, “The Oil Sector in the Saudi Economy in the Mid-1970s: An Interindustrial Approach.” This article offers a study of the Saudi Arabian crude and refined oil sector in the 1970s and its relationship with the rest of the domestic economy besides the financial link. The authors employ a quantitative framework (input-output technique) to analyze the crude and refined oil sector output by each segment of the Saudi economy.
Richard L. Itteilag and Anne V. Roland, “Forecast of the Economic Demand for Gas in Industry and Total U.S. Energy Demand, 1980-1990.” This article provides a forecast for U.S. natural gas demand for 1980 through 1990, with a focus on its use in the industrial sector.
David Salisbury, “Pacific Northwest – Energy.” This article discusses how the Pacific Northwest of the United States could prove to be a fertile ground for the reconciliation of environmentalism and energy pragmatism via conservation. The author looks at some of the energy conservation techniques under way in cities such as Portland, Oregon, and Davis, California.
Jacob K. Atta, “The Oil Policies of Kuwait: An Outsider's Interpretation.” This paper provides an overview of Kuwait’s oil and economic policies from an external perspective.