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Wartime Petroleum Policy Under the Petroleum Administration for War

Wartime Petroleum Policy Under the Petroleum Administration for War

hearings before the United States Senate Special Committee Investigating Petroleum Resources, Seventy-Ninth Congress, first session, on Nov. 28-30, 1945.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Petroleum Administration for War,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States.,
  • Petroleum -- Government policy -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 280 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22309440M

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Wartime Petroleum Policy Under the Petroleum Administration for War Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Wartime petroleum policy under the Petroleum Administration for War: hearings before a Special Committee Investigating Petroleum Resources, United States Senate, Seventy-ninth Congress, first session, pursuant to S.

Res. 36 (extending S. Res. 78th Congress), a resolution providing for an investigation with respect to petroleum resources in relation to the. This record of the operations of the Petroleum Administration for War, and its predecessor agency, the Office of Petroleum Coordinator, covering the period fromto May 8,is one of a series of histories of wartime Government agencies, prepared in accordance with instructions by former President Franklin D.

Roosevelt and President Harry S. : $ Petroleum in War and Peace: Papers Presented by the Petroleum Administration for War Before the United States Senate, Special Committee to Investigate Petroleum Resources United States. Petroleum Administration for War.

Finding Aids: James R. Fuchs and Albert Whimpey, comps., "Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Petroleum Administration for War," PI 31 (). Related Records: Records of the Solid Fuels Administration for War, RG Subject Access Terms: World War II agency.

Records of the Office of the Petroleum Administrator Wartime petroleum policy under the Petroleum administration for war. Hearings befoe a Special committee Optional development strategies for the strategic petroleum reserve [microform]: report to the chairman Analysis of oil withdrawal and distribution tests for the strategic petroleum reserve [microform]: repo.

A history of the Petroleum Administration for War, [John Weaver Frey; H Chandler Ide; United States. prepared under the direction and editorship of John W. Frey and H. Chandler Ide. Natural gas and natural gasoline -- Petroleum facility security -- Foreign petroleum operations in wartime -- Foreign relations and oil policy.

The War Assets Administration (WAA) was created to dispose of United States government-owned surplus material and property from World War WAA was established in the Office for Emergency Management, effective Maby Executive OrderJanu   The Trump administration’s zeal for environmental rollbacks has enabled it to fulfill almost all of the top priorities in a “wishlist” drawn up by the American Petroleum Institute (API), the.

In closing, let me cite a fine article "Geographic Aspects of Petroleum Use in World War II," in World Geography of Petroleum, ed. Wallace E. Pratt and Dorothy Good (), pp. Gerald D. Nash offers a balanced survey on American oil policies over a seventy-five year span, and places in historical perspective the controversies of government- business relations that have resulted from oil depletion and surplus allowances.

Focusing on a single industry, Nash provides a valuable study on the government's role in private economic activity. With the pending capitulation of Japan, the printing of ration books for was halted by the OPA on Aug It was thought that "even if Japan does not fold now, the war will certainly be over before the books can be used." On AugWorld War II gas rationing was ended on the West Coast of the United States.

After the war, the famous oil pipelines became war surplus property. Uncle Sam put them up for sale. “The pipelines became the focus of a clash of interest groups, with the oil and gas industry wanting to convert them to natural gas pipelines and the railroad and coal industries opposing this,” noted the Texas State Historical Association.

The CLH Pipeline System, formerly the Government Pipelines and Storage System (GPSS), is a United Kingdom pipeline system run by network at one time consisted of over 2, kilometres (1, mi) of pipeline and 46 other facilities.

However, several of these facilities were closed before the GPSS was sold in and a number of the pipelines were mothballed and later abandoned. Petroleum Administration for War under Administrator Ickes, formed in December War Food Administration formed in December National War Labor Board under Chairman Davis, formed in January Office of Scientific Research and Development under Chairman Bush, formed in.

One estimate reported by the Petroleum Administration for War was that one truck transport released an average of seven tankcars from short-haul service. Tank trucks were at the top of the list of materials approved for construction from precious metals such as steel and aluminum and, perhaps more importantly, for tires.

Over millions of years under high pressure and high temperature, the remains of these organisms transformed into what we know today as fossil fuels. Coal, natural gas, and petroleum are all fossil fuels that formed under similar conditions. Today, petroleum is found in vast underground reservoirs where ancient seas were located.

The American Petroleum Institute history begins with World War I. Overview. This article relies on the information provided in a book published by the University of Pittsburgh Press titled, “United States Oil Policy, ”.

The history of the American Petroleum Institute (API) began with its founding in   The Petroleum Administration for War considered the Inch pipelines to be part of “the most amazing government-industry cooperation ever achieved.” U.S.

oil producers did their part. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Executive Orders. - Administration of the Foreign Service; Regulating transactions in foreign exchange and foreign-owned property, providing for the reporting of all foreign-owned property ; - Withdrawal of public land in aid of flood control, Louisiana; Regulations pertaining to budgetary administration and financial reporting.

Thus the last "war" for which active duty is qualifying for Veterans preference is World War II. The inclusive dates for World War II service are December 7,through Ap Non-combat operations that are not qualifying for Veterans preference.

The once top-secret story begins in Augustwhen Britain’s wartime secretary of petroleum, Geoffrey Lloyd, called an emergency meeting of the country’s Oil Control Board.

U-boat attacks and the bombing of dockside storage facilities had brought the British Admiralty 2 million barrels below its minimum safety reserves.Petroleum industry and trade -- Congresses. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.

Broader terms: Petroleum industry and trade; Energy industries -- Congresses; Congresses.The charges were dismissed on December 6, The UK law that Agnes Taylor was charged under only applies to people involved in acts of torture who were "acting in an official capacity" at the time.