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Title: Canada: irrational energy policies

Abstract

Despite energy shortages, recent weeks have seen the collapse or at least postponement of three major energy projects in Canada: the Cold Lake (Alberta) heavy oil plant, the Alsands oil sands plant, and the Alaska Highway natural gas pipeline. All have fallen victim to the combination of high interest rates and increasing doubts that oil prices will continue to rise at an annual rate of five percent in real terms. Current energy problems and policies are discussed including decline of oil reserves, expanded domestic use and export of Canadian natural gas, expansion of the nuclear energy program, demand for electricity, and energy conservation. (JMT)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Trent Univ., Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
OSTI Identifier:
5671340
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Environment; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 24:7
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CANADA; ENERGY CONSERVATION; ENERGY DEMAND; ENERGY POLICY; COAL; NATURAL GAS; NUCLEAR ENERGY; PETROLEUM; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; DEMAND; ENERGY; ENERGY SOURCES; FLUIDS; FOSSIL FUELS; FUEL GAS; FUELS; GAS FUELS; GASES; GOVERNMENT POLICIES; MATERIALS; NORTH AMERICA; 320000* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization; 293000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Policy, Legislation, & Regulation; 290100 - Energy Planning & Policy- Energy Analysis & Modeling

Citation Formats

Paehlke, R.C. Canada: irrational energy policies. United States: N. p., 1982. Web. doi:10.1080/00139157.1982.9929807.
Paehlke, R.C. Canada: irrational energy policies. United States. doi:10.1080/00139157.1982.9929807.
Paehlke, R.C. Wed . "Canada: irrational energy policies". United States. doi:10.1080/00139157.1982.9929807.
@article{osti_5671340,
title = {Canada: irrational energy policies},
author = {Paehlke, R.C.},
abstractNote = {Despite energy shortages, recent weeks have seen the collapse or at least postponement of three major energy projects in Canada: the Cold Lake (Alberta) heavy oil plant, the Alsands oil sands plant, and the Alaska Highway natural gas pipeline. All have fallen victim to the combination of high interest rates and increasing doubts that oil prices will continue to rise at an annual rate of five percent in real terms. Current energy problems and policies are discussed including decline of oil reserves, expanded domestic use and export of Canadian natural gas, expansion of the nuclear energy program, demand for electricity, and energy conservation. (JMT)},
doi = {10.1080/00139157.1982.9929807},
journal = {Environment; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 24:7,
place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {9}
}