12th oil shale symposium proceedings
From the Foreword: Each year since 1972, the dependence of the United States with respect to liquid and gaseous fuels has increased. Since 1972 the amount of this country's imported needs has increased almost 300 percent. Present and past government policies encourage importation of needs over domestic production. The distortion of the industry position by news media has created a crisis with respect to industry credibility and a chasm between those dependent upon petroleum fuels and those most able to supply their needs. A viable synthetic fuels industry would not only produce sufficient motor ...
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