[Page XVII]

Abbreviations and Terms

  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/EPS, Economic Policy Staff, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/W, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/AND, Office of Andean Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/EP, Office of Regional Economic Policy, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • Aramco, The Arabian-American Oil Company
  • ARA/MEX, Office of Mexican Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ASAP, as soon as possible
  • ASD/ISA, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • BCF, billion cubic feet (of natural gas)
  • BCFD, billion cubic feet per day (of natural gas)
  • BD, barrels per day
  • B/D, barrels per day
  • BIS, Bank for International Settlements
  • BNOC, British National Oil Company
  • BOP, Balance of Payments
  • BP, British Petroleum Company
  • Bpd, barrels per day
  • BTU, British Thermal Unit
  • CEA, Council of Economic Advisors
  • CEMA, Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
  • CEP, Committee for Energy Policy (of the OECD)
  • CEPS, Central Europe Pipeline System
  • CFD, cubic feet per day (of natural gas production)
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIEC, Conference on International Economic Cooperation
  • CIEP, Council on International Economic Policy
  • CIEPSM, Council on International Economic Policy Study Memorandum
  • CIF, Carriage, Insurance, and Freight
  • CIP, Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • CMEA, Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
  • COET, Crude Oil Equalization Tax
  • Comecon, Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
  • COMIDEASTFOR, Commander, Middle East Force
  • Con. , Congressional
  • Con. , United States Congress
  • CONUS, Continental United States
  • CSCE, Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • DAC, Development Assistance Committee (of the OECD)
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCID, Director of Central Intelligence Directives
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DepSecDef, Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • DFSC, Defense Fuel Supply Center
  • DM, Deutschmark (currency of Germany)
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOE, Department of Energy
  • DOE/ERA, Economic Regulatory Administration, Department of Energy
  • DOE/IA, Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, Department of Energy
  • DPS, Defense Planning Staff
  • E, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/EP, Office of Regional Economic Policy, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/IMBS, Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, and Singapore Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/J, Japan Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/RA, Regional Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EB, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IEP, International Energy Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IEP/ECC, Office of Energy Consumer-Country Affairs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IEP/EPC, Office of Energy Producer-Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD, International Finance and Development, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD/OMA, Office of Monetary Affairs, International Finance and Development, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF/FSE, Office of Fuels and Energy, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/FSE, Office of Fuels and Energy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EC, European Community
  • ECG, Energy Coordinating Group
  • ECP, Office of Regional Economic Policy, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • EDDC, Energy Deficient Developing Country
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • EMS, European Monetary System
  • EPA, Environmental Protection Act
  • EPB, Economic Policy Board
  • EPCA, Energy Policy and Conservation Act
  • ERDA, Energy Research and Development Administration
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/CE, Office of Central European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/NE, Office of Northern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Eurodif, European Gaseous Diffusion Uranium Enrichment Consortium
  • EUR/RPE, Office of OECD, European Community, and Atlantic Political-Economic Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SE, Office of Southern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution
  • Ex-lm Bank, Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)
  • FEA, Federal Energy Agency
  • FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • FERC, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • FGN, Federal Government of Nigeria
  • FNMA, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)
  • FOB, Free On Board
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GB, Governing Board (International Energy Agency)
  • GNP, Gross National Product
  • GOF, Government of France
  • GOI, Government of Iran
  • GOJ, Government of Japan
  • GON, Government of Norway
  • GOV, Government of Venezuela
  • GSP, Generalized System of Preferences
  • H., United States House of Representatives
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • HMG, Her Majesty’s Government (United Kingdom)
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IAM, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the World Bank)
  • ICA, International Communications Agency
  • IDA, International Development Association (of the World Bank)
  • IDCA, International Development Corporation Agency
  • IEA, International Energy Agency
  • IEG, International Energy Group
  • IEI, International Energy Institute
  • IEP, International Energy Program
  • IETG, International Energy Technology Group (of the IEA)
  • IFC, International Finance Corporation
  • IFI, International Financial Institution
  • ILO, International Labor Organization of the United Nations
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INFCE, International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/REC, Office of Economic Research and Analysis, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IRS, Internal Revenue Service
  • ISR, Industrial Strategic Reserve
  • ISTC, International Science and Technology Center
  • J, Jimmy Carter
  • JC, Jimmy Carter
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JFY, Japanese Fiscal Year
  • Kg. , kilogram
  • LA, Legal Affairs
  • LDC, Less-Developed Country
  • L/EB, Assistant Legal Adviser for Economic and Business Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • Limdis, limited distribution
  • LNG, liquid natural gas
  • MBD, million barrels per day
  • M/BD, million barrels per day
  • MBPD, million barrels per day
  • MCF, million cubic feet (of natural gas)
  • MDB, Multilateral Development Bank
  • Memcon, memorandum of conversation
  • MER, Monthly Energy Review
  • MITI, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Japan)
  • MMB, million barrels per day
  • MMBD, million barrels per day
  • MMB/D, million barrels per day
  • MMBTU, million British Thermal Units
  • MMT, methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl
  • MNC, Multi-National Corporation
  • MRA&L, Manpower, Reserve Affairs, and Logistics
  • MSA, Most Seriously Affected
  • MSAS, Most Seriously Affected States
  • MSP, Minimum Safeguard Price
  • MTN, Multilateral Trade Negotiations
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEA/AFN, Office of Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ARN, Office of Lebanon, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic Affairs, Iraq Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ARP, Office of Arabian Peninsula Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ECON, Economic Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/EX, Office of Executive Director, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/INS, Office of Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/IRN, Office of Iran Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEB, National Energy Board (Canada)
  • NESA, Near East and South Asia
  • NFAC, National Foreign Assessment Center (of the CIA)
  • NGL, natural gas liquids
  • Niact, night action
  • NIOC, National Iranian Oil Company
  • Nodis, no distribution
  • NOPR, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
  • Notal, not to all
  • NPR, Naval Petroleum Reserve
  • NPR-4, Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4 in Alaska
  • NPT, Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • OAPEC, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OCS, Outer Continental Shelf (offshore oil lands administered by the U.S. federal government)
  • OECD, Organization for European Cooperation and Development
  • OER, Office of Energy Research
  • OES, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OLADE, Organizacion Latinoamericana de Energia (Latin American Energy Organization)
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPANAL, Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • ORPA, Office of Research and Policy Analysis
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSTP, Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Pan Am, Pan American Airlines
  • PD, Presidential Determination
  • PDRY, People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen
  • PEMEX, Petroleos Mexicanos (Mexico’s state-owned oil company)
  • PER/FCA, Office of Foreign Service Career Development and Assignments, Bureau of Personnel, Department of State
  • PG, Persian Gulf
  • P.L. , Public Law
  • POL, Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • PRC, Policy Review Committee
  • Prepcon, preparatory conference
  • PRM, Presidential Review Memorandum
  • PSVA, Petroleum Supply Vulnerability Assessment
  • R&D, Research and Development
  • RDF, Rapid Deployment Force
  • Ref. , reference
  • Reftel, reference telegram
  • Res. , Resolution
  • RG, Record Group
  • RMS, Resource Management Staff
  • RP, Rutherford Poats
  • rpt, repeat
  • S., United States Senate
  • SAG, Saudi Arabian Government
  • SCC, Special Coordinating Committee
  • SDR, Strategic Drawing Rights (from the International Monetary Fund)
  • Secdef, Secretary of Defense
  • Secstate, Secretary of State
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams sent from the Secretary of State
  • SELA, Sistema Economico Latinoamericana (Latin American Economic System)
  • SEQ, Standing Group on Emergency Questions (International Energy Agency)
  • SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • SLOC, Sea Line of Communication
  • SLT, Standing Group on Long Term Cooperation (of the IEA)
  • SOR, Strategic Oil Reserve
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • SPR, Strategic Petroleum Reserve
  • SRC, solvent refined coal
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Office of the Secretary, Department of State
  • TCF, trillion cubic feet (of natural gas)
  • TDY, Temporary Duty (US Government)
  • Telcon, telephone conversation
  • TNC, Terms and Conditions
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams sent to the Secretary of State
  • TPA, Technical Purchasing Authority
  • UAE, United Arab Emirates
  • UAEG, United Arab Emirates Government
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCSTD, United Nations Center for Science and Technology Development
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNDP, United Nations Development Program
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNIDO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • US, United States
  • USC, Under Secretaries’ Committee
  • USCINCEUR, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. European Command
  • USD(P) , Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
  • USEC, United States Mission to the European Community
  • USG, United States Government
  • USICA, United States International Communications Agency
  • USLO, United States Liaison Officer, Department of State
  • USMEDEL, United States Middle East Delegation
  • USMTM, United States Military Training Mission
  • USOECD, United States Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • VLCC, Very Large Crude Carrier
  • WPI, World Price Index
  • WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group
  • Z, Zulu Time (Greenwich Mean Time)
  • ZB, Zbigniew Brzezinski