This paper examines in detail the seven principal factors that affect asphalt availability. These are: price; heavy fuel oil market prices; government regulations; heavy crude oil usage-refinery facilities; demand; transportation; and asphalt specifications-types of crude oil. In conclusion it is stated that, although there are a multitude of problems and factors affecting the availability of asphalt, demands will be met and users or contractors should not be overly concerned about long range availability.

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  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 45-51

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  • Accession Number: 00331073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ATTI-80-2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1981 12:00AM