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Shale Oil Production Processes

1st Edition - August 24, 2012

Author: James G. Speight

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 4 0 1 7 2 1 - 4
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 4 0 1 7 4 9 - 8

Shale Oil represents a huge additional global fossil fuel resource. However, extracting oil from the shale is no simple task; much still needs to be understood to make the process… Read more

Shale Oil Production Processes

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Shale Oil represents a huge additional global fossil fuel resource. However, extracting oil from the shale is no simple task; much still needs to be understood to make the process more cost-effective to increase economic flow rates. Clear and rigorous, Oil Shale Production Process will prove useful for those scientists and engineers already engaged in fossil fuel science and technology as well as scientists, non-scientists, engineers, and non-engineers who wish to gain a general overview or update of the science and technology of fossil fuels. Not only does the book discuss the production processes but also provides methods which should reduce environmental footprint by properly addressing: surface mining and extraction processes, in situ conversion process and hydrotreatment.