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Reference FCO 82/318
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Energy policy of the USA (1973)
Description The US energy crisis. Restriction on gasoline sales. Rationing by coupons may become a necessity. President Nixon announces an Oil company tax proposal. US government raises price on domestically produced crude oil. Extensive cuts in Air services. President signs Daylight saving time bill. Report of Senator Edward M. Kennedy's address on energy in foreign policy in which he said that the US must prepare for rationing to meet the current fuel shortage and possible effects of a prolonged Arab oil embargo. Kennedy also urged for greater cooperation on energy matters between the US and both Europe and Japan. Report on Henry Kissinger's proposal of energy and the community including incentives to increase supply and long term supply contracts for crude.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, Japan
Places Abu Dhabi; Africa; Alaska; Australia; Belgium; Britain; Canada; Denmark; Egypt; Europe; France; Germany; Iraq; Israel; Italy; Japan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Mexico; Middle East; Mideast; Netherlands; Norway; Pakistan; Persian Gulf; Saudi Arabia; Soviet Union; Spain; Suez Canal; Syria; United Kingdom; United States of America; Venezuela; Western Hemisphere
People Anderson, John B; Ash, Roy; Brinegar, Claude S; Casey, William J; Clements, William P; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Dent, Frederick B; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Kissinger, Henry; Kraft, Joseph; Laird, Melvin R; Love, John A; Mondale, Walter (Fritz); Morton, Rogers; Nixon, Richard M; Overton, Hugh; Porter, William J; Scowcroft, Brent; Shultz, George; Train, Russell; Willmott, R H
Topics Aid; Arab; Armed services; Atomic Energy Commission; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; Coal; Congress; Conservation; Council of Economic Advisers; Council on Environmental Quality; Crime; Defence; Department of Commerce; Department of State; Department of the Interior; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; Energy; Environment; Environmental Protection Agency; Exports; Expropriation; Federal Reserve; Federal Trade Commission; foreign policy; Health; Home Office; Inflation; Japanese; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Office of Management and Budget; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Pollution; Price controls; Recession; Shipping; State Department; Taxation; Taxes; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Treasury; Unemployment; United Nations National Security Council; Watergate; Welfare; White House
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