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United States Since the 1970s Energy Crisis

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted December 22, 2009

Here's an interesting question for you: What has the United States learned since the energy crises of the 1970s?

Recently, Daniel Yergin of Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) sat down with former Senator Bennett Johnston and the former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency John Deutsch to answer that question. Their responses have been published in The International Economy.

This wide-ranging article, called "The 1970s," touches on the impact of energy legislation enacted 30 years ago, the game-changing nature of shale natural gas and geopolitical events that affect crude oil supplies and prices.