COMMENT DOUBLE HULLS, DOUBLE BOTTOMS: BETTER WAIT FOR ALL THE EVIDENCE

William F. O'Keefe Vice President and Chief Operating Officer American Petroleum Institute Some members of Congress say after the oil spills of the past year all new tankers should have double hulls. They say the oil industry opposes double hull tankers for reasons of cost, and the industry broke a promise it made in the late 1970s to build double hull tankers to ship Alaskan oil. It is time to set the record straight. The oil industry does not oppose double hulls, and a search of the

Mar 19th, 1990
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