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1979 energy crisis


Gas Prices in 1979 - 1979 Energy Crisis reported on WEWS News


Long lines, no gas: 1979's odd-even gas rationing


Energy Crisis was Solved in 1979 and Reagan Stopped It


CARS - 1979 P.S. 75 student doc about the energy crisis


Carter and the Economy: Energy Crisis

The 1979 oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the world due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution. Despite the fact that global oil supply decreased by only ~4%, widespread panic resulted, driving the price far higher. The price of crude oil more than doubled to $39.50 per barrel over the next 12 months, and long lines once again appeared at gas stations, as they had in the 1973 oil crisis.
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