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The way we were: Impact in 1974

07.01.2012  |  Thinnes, Billy,  Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, TX

Keywords: [1974] [history] [hydrocarbon processing] [oil shale] [regulation] [FEA] [ERDA] [gas] [coal mining ]

Hydrocarbon Processing has covered refining events large and small in its storied history. To provide an illustration of “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” have a look at the HPImpact section from November 1974. Back in 1974, people were talking about oil shale. Liquefied natural gas pipelines were being discussed. Controversy raged about offshore drilling. Fuel oil deliveries were declining in Europe. Kind of sounds like the news of today, doesn’t it? HP

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