3719.     ---------------.  [WILSON, R. E.]  Government Synthetic Fuel Program.  Nat. Petrol. News, vol. 41, No. 23, 1949, p. 22.

        It is felt that erection now of commercial-size synthetic liquid fuel plants would be premature.  The wisest course at the present time would be to confine expenditures only to research and pilot-plant work to obtain the technical information essential as a sound basis for commercial-plant design and operation, if and when such plants are needed.