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Title U.S. energy industry response to severe weather : hardening and resiliency efforts / Ilya Bertolucci, editor
Published New York : Nova Publishers, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource
Series Energy science, engineering and technology series
Energy science, engineering and technology series.
Contents U.S. ENERGY INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO SEVERE WEATHER. HARDENING AND RESILIENCY EFFORTS -- U.S. ENERGY INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO SEVERE WEATHER. HARDENING AND RESILIENCY EFFORTS -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1: HARDENING AND RESILIENCY: U.S. ENERGY INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO RECENT HURRICANE SEASONS -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- BACKGROUND -- FOCUS OF THE STUDY -- PETROLEUM INFRASTRUCTURE -- ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE -- HARDENING AND RESILIENCY CONCLUSIONS -- APPENDIX A. SELECTED HARDENING AND RESILIENCY TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS
""Chapter 2: COMPARING THE IMPACTS OF THE 2005 AND 2008 HURRICANES ON U.S. ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE""""EXECUTIVE SUMMARY""; ""STORM PATHS""; ""ELECTRICITY""; ""NATURAL GAS""; ""PETROLEUM""; ""APPENDIX TABLES""; ""Chapter 3: STATEMENT OF PATRICIA HOFFMAN, ASSISTANT SECRETARY, OFFICE OF ELECTRICITY DELIVERY AND ENERGY RELIABILITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY. HEARING ON ''WEATHER-RELATED ELECTRICAL OUTAGES''""; ""DOE�S ROLE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES""; ""REPORTING ON ENERGY EMERGENCY SITUATIONS""; ""ONGOING EFFORTS""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""INDEX""
Summary In an effort to better understand what actions the energy industry has taken in response to the 2005 and 2008 hurricane seasons, the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (DOE/OE) conducted research to identify specific industry efforts related to storm hardening and resiliency. This book focuses on the measures that refiners, petroleum product pipeline operators, and electric utilities in the Gulf Coast have taken to harden their assets and make energy supply to the Southeast more resilient. Discussions with the public utility commissions identified
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Energy industries -- Risk management -- United States
Severe storms -- Economic aspects -- United States
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Interpersonal Relations.
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Bertolucci, Ilya, editor
LC no. 2019713760
ISBN 9781628089455
1628089458