Watching Government: Data gaps

07/31/2000
Jay Hakes, the former head of the Energy Information Administration, says the US once again has failed to learn from its energy shortages.Hakes, who was EIA administrator for nearly 7 years, quit in June to become director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. EIA is an independent data-collecting bureau in the US Department of Energy.Hakes said price spikes for heating oil in New England last winter and gasoline in the Midwest this summer resulted in the "old kind of fingerpointing on all sides that confuses the public."We're sort of back in the position that every little crisis is dealt with as a unique event, and when it's over, the general public doesn't kno...
read-story

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.

 

Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected