Geothermal Energy: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, First Session, on H.R. 8628, H.R. 9658
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973 - Geothermal resources - 382 pages
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Page 142 - Chairman; one representative from the Office of Science and Technology in the Executive Office of the President...
Page 348 - In our opinion, the financial statements referred to above present fairly the financial position of the Institute as of September 30, 1985 and 1984, and the results of its operations and the changes in its financial position for the years then ended, in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles applied on a consistent basis.
Page 159 - State and persons authorized by it to prospect for, mine, and remove such deposits, and to occupy and use so much of the surface...
Page 348 - ... for the year then ended. Our examination was made in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and, accordingly, Included such tests of the accounting records and such other auditing procedures as we considered necessary in the circumstances. We previously examined and reported upon the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 1974.
Page 53 - normal" pressure; when the pressure in the formation is substantially greater than this, the formation is said to be geopressured. When geopressured waters occur in regions where the normal heat flow of the earth is trapped by insulating, impermeable clay beds in a subsiding basin, they become hotter than normally-pressured formation fluids because the upward loss of the included water has been essentially stopped for millions of years. Heat continually rising from the earth's interior is absorbed...
Page 59 - Particularly for geothermal resources, it is incumbent upon an authority to define his use of the term "resources" and to state explicitly his assumptions. "Resource base" was defined by Schurr and Netschert as all of a given material present in the earth's crust, whether its existence is known or unknown and regardless of cost considerations. For geothermal resources, the "resource base" is therefore all of the heat in the earth's crust.
Page 352 - We have examined the balance sheet of XYZ Company as of December 31, 19 , and the related statements of income and retained earnings and changes in financial position for the year then ended. Our examination was made in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, and accordingly included such tests of the accounting records and such other auditing procedures as we considered necessary in the circumstances.
Page 59 - the 'resources' of a ... raw material may be defined according to any technical and economic criteria that may be considered relevant and appropriate. The resources consist of that part of the resource base (including reserves) which seem likely to become available given certain technologic and economic conditions...
Page 158 - However, it was not until the early part of this century that Shakespeare came to be regarded in his true light, from a literary point of view.