The international uranium market

Buckley, C M, MacKerron, G S and Surrey, A J (1980) The international uranium market. Energy Policy, 8 (2). pp. 84-104. ISSN 03014215

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Abstract

With anxieties about oil has come the recognition that uranium supplies are not inexhaustible and that, like oil, uranium poses problems of import dependence and cartelization. Debate on the long-term prospects for uranium supply and price has centred on the hypothetical, unanswerable question 'What additional uranium resources will ultimately be discovered and at what prices will they become available?'. The question is unasnwerable because the geological and cost uncertainties are too great. In this article the authors examine the structure, organization and operation of the international uranium market because they believe that in practical terms these factors will be a major influence on uranium availability

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Gordon MacKerron
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:11
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2012 13:26
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/24556
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