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[cdn-nucl-l] Floating bombs - natural gas shortage
Who created the concern about safety of nuclear reactors?
We need to rescue nuclear energy from a century of negative images.
How many more decades until we begin to perceive reality?
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Sent: Saturday, September 16, 2000 4:54 PM
Subject: Re: Natural gas shortage already
> Here are some more thoughts about natural gas.
> Drilling rigs do not spring up overnight. The high price of gas will
> encourage a surge of drilling activity only until all available rigs are
> busy. Then, the price of drilling skyrockets.
> The low prices and depressed markets of the mid 90's encouraged many oil
> gas field workers to seek other lines of work. There is a fair amount of
> inertia that will have to be overcome to get them back. IOW, the pay will
> have to substantially increase to make up for the lousy working conditions
> (new wells are in more and more remote areas) and the job uncertainty.
> I expect, and hope, that there will be some amount of reluctance to
> dramatically increase dependence on LNG tankers. They scare the s--t out
> me and one of those LNG terminals is just down the Bay from me. I sail by
> several times a year and really do not like the idea of sharing my beloved
> Bay with floating bombs.
> Rod Adams