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IV. The Economics of Gas Supply, The Effects of Decontrol Policy Options

Over the past nine or so years, the United States has focused a large portion of its national attention on energy concerns. Indeed, the world economy is in the midst of an economic revolution over the value of one of its most important inputs. A new economic reality-that once cheap energy sources that fuel the world economy are becoming more and more expensive-has forced much of the world, and especially the United States, to reevaluate its policies on energy sources and uses.

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Energy Specializations: Natural Gas – Exploration and Production; Natural Gas – Policy and Regulation

JEL Codes:
D24 - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
E60 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

Keywords: Natural gas supply, US, NGPA, Energy policy, Gas production, Forecasting

DOI: 10.5547/ISSN0195-6574-EJ-Vol3-No4-4

Published in Volume 3, Number 4 of The Quarterly Journal of the IAEE's Energy Economics Education Foundation.