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An assessment of oil shale technologies

United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.

An assessment of oil shale technologies

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by United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.

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Published by Congress, Office of Technology Assessment in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil-shale industry -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    June 1980.

    SeriesOTA ; M-117, OTA (Series) -- M-117.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17651056M

    The premier forum for shale gas and tight oil production in the Niobrara. Welcome to the Niobrara Shale Production Exhibition and Conference where leading Exploration & Production companies will meet with service providers in Denver, Colorado to explore the next generation of new technologies and techniques for use in oil and gas production across across the Denver . The study has been focusing on the situational conflicts occurred between the group communication in Calgary Oil Shale Technologies Inc. The identification of the issue is needed to be monitored at the initial stage. The group discussion through arra.

    OPEC is over supplying the oil market and keeping its price low. OPEC produces oil for about $10 per barrel whereas shale oil costs around $25 a barrel. This has caused many smaller shale oil producers to cut down productions. This has created intense price pressure in the international market. North America shale oil market: Key Players. U.S.4/5(20). The technologies and the organizations working on their development are: solids-to-solids heating, The Oil Shale Co. (TOSCO) and Lurgi-Rhur; gas-to-solids heating with internal gas combustion, U. S. Bureau of Mines, Development Engineering Inc. and Union Oil of California; gas-to-solid heating with external heat generation, Development.

    On purpose technologies – Impact of Shale Gas: Drivers & Restraints With the increase in availability of Natural Gas in North America and higher preference to ethane cracking to take advantage of the cheaper Natural gas the availability of Propylene, butadiene and benzene are expected to decline which are quintessential for the production of /5(40). Suggested Citation:"Summary and Evaluation of the Coal Liquefaction and Oil Shale HEEDs."National Research Council. A Review of the Department of Energy Health and Environment Effects Documents on Coal Liquefaction and Oil Shale Technologies.


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An assessment of oil shale technologies by United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The assessment deals only with oil shale; no systematic attempt was made in this study to compare this energy source with liquid fuel sources other than conven-tional petroleum or with alternative energy strategies.

Other OTA assessments are addressing many of these topics. Volume II evaluates the Federal Prototype Oil Shale Leasing Program. Both. Get this from a library. An assessment of oil shale technologies: summary.

[United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.]. Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Assessment of oil shale technologies.

Washington, D.C.: Congress of the United. An Assessment of Oi/ Shale Technologies Summary Air Quality Because of theoil shale region’s rural character, its air is relatively clean and unpolluted. Occasional-ly, however, high concentrations of hydrocarbons (possibly from vegetation) and particulate from windblown dustoccur.

The development of a large oil. Title:: An Assessment of Oil Shale Technologies: Author:: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment: Note: Link: Volume I: PDF files at Princeton.

Shale oil extraction is an industrial process for unconventional oil production. This process converts kerogen in oil shale into shale oil by pyrolysis, hydrogenation, or thermal An assessment of oil shale technologies book shale oil is used as fuel oil or upgraded to meet refinery feedstock specifications by adding hydrogen and removing sulfur and nitrogen impurities.

Shale oil extraction is usually Feedstock: Oil shale. New Sources of Oil & Gas: Gases from Coal, Liquid Fuels from Coal, Shale Tar Sands, and Heavy Oil Sources is a collection of papers that covers various concerns in exploiting alternative sources of oil and gas. The book first covers the essential features of developing coal-gasification and coal-liquefaction technologies, and then proceeds to.

Oil Shale Assessment Project Fact Sheet. Assessment of In-Place Oil Shale Resources of the Green. River Formation, Piceance Basin, Western Colorado. Printed on recycled paper.

Introduction. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently completed a. reassessment of in-place oil shale resources, regardless of rich-ness, in the Eocene Green RiverFile Size: 2MB. Oil shale is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which liquid hydrocarbons can be produced, called shale oil (not to be confused with tight oil—crude oil occurring naturally in shales).

Shale oil is a substitute for conventional crude oil; however, extracting shale oil from oil shale is more costly than the Primary: Kerogen, Quartz, Feldspar.

Office of Technology Assessment Reports Collection. View Item. JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Assessment of Oil Shale Technologies - Vol.

II: A History and Analysis of the Federal Prototype Oil Shale Leasing Program. View/ Open. View/Open: PDF (MB) Bookview. @article{osti_, title = {Western oil shale development: a technology assessment.

Volume 1. Main report}, author = {}, abstractNote = {The general goal of this study is to present the prospects of shale oil within the context of (1) environmental constraints, (2) available natural and economic resources, and (3) the characteristics of existing and emerging technology.

A Review of the Department of Energy Health and Environment Effects Documents on Coal Liquefaction and Oil Shale Technologies () Chapter: Overview and Recommendations for Future Directions of the Synfuels Research and Assessment Program. Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S.

Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of million barrels of shale oil and billion cubic feet of shale gas in the Mississippian Delle Phosphatic Member of the Woodman Formation in the Eastern Great Basin Province of Nevada, Utah, and Idaho.

The second is the analogue method where the shale oil and gas assessment is performed by comparison of the studied resource to well-known economic shale gas fields. Both approaches can be followed with the new pyrolysis-FTIR by: Shale Oil and Gas Handbook: Theory, Technologies, and Challenges provides users with information on how shale oil and gas exploration has revolutionized today’s energy industry.

As activity has boomed and job growth continues to increase, training in this area for new and experienced engineers is essential. Technically Recoverable Shale Oil and Shale Gas Resources: An Assessment of Shale Formations in 41 Countries Outside the United States.

Resource estimates change as extraction technologies improve, as markets evolve, and as oil and natural gas are produced. Consequently, the oil and gas industry, researchers, and government agencies. Oil Shale Research in the United States 5 September Third Edition FOREWORD Significant research efforts continue in the United States to address some of the technical, economic, and policy uncertainties that constrain the development of America’s enormous oil shale resource.

Estimated in-place oil is about trillion barrels, based on Fischer assay results from boreholes drilled to evaluate oil shale, making it the largest oil shale deposit in the world. The estimated in-place nahcolite resource is about billion short tons.

Results of this assessment are available in the following publications (see ' Data. Shale oil is an unconventional oil produced from oil shale rock fragments by pyrolysis, hydrogenation, or thermal processes convert the organic matter within the rock into synthetic oil and resulting oil can be used immediately as a fuel or upgraded to meet refinery feedstock specifications by adding hydrogen and removing impurities such as sulfur.

that might change the commercial prospects for oil shale. This report presents an updated assessment of the viability of developing oil shale resources in the United States and related policy issues.

The report describes the oil shale resources in the western United States; the suitability, cost, and performance of available technologies. This book focuses on the fundamental and engineering aspects of shale oil extraction, as well as the mathematical clarification of the complex transport mechanisms involved in oil shale pyrolysis.

The influence of the chemical and physical environment on the enhancement of oil yield is explained, and ex situ and in situ technologies are reviewed and compared.4/5(1).Energy Technology Assessment of Shale Gas ‘Fracking’ – A UK Perspective Article (PDF Available) in Energy Procedia August .oil shales, tight gas, and gas hydrates are all considered unconventional resources, this Technology Assessment focuses primarily on those that have experienced rapid escalation in production in recent years (“shale” gas, tight oil, and tight gas) due to the widespread and effective use of hydraulic fracturing (HF).