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Oil shales and shale oils

Harold Sill Bell

Oil shales and shale oils

by Harold Sill Bell

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Published by Van Nostrand in Toronto .
Written in English


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Statementby H.S. Bell.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,157p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13952367M

The reserves of oil shale are enormous (nearly times more energy is stored in oil shales than in coal deposits 2) but so far it has found little use because better alternatives like coal, crude oil, and natural gas are available. The main problem with oil shale is purity. Shale-oil reserves for the Albert Mines zone, which yields an estimated 94 l/t of shale oil by Fischer assay, is estimated at 67 million barrels. The shale-oil resource for the entire oil-shale sequence is estimated at million barrels (Macauley and others, ), or about 37 million tons of shale oil.

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). Oil shales are broadly dermed as petroleum source rocks containing sufficiently high contents of organic matter (above ca wt. %) to make utilisation a possibility. Like coal, the world's reserves of oil shales are vast being many times larger than those proven for crude oil.

Many oil shales commonly contain upward of five percent total organic carbon (TOC). Most organic compounds found in oils seem to match up with marine algal deposits (Type 1 oils) and marine planktonic deposits (Type 2 oils). Both types of deposits produce oil and/or natural gas as the rocks are heated by the earth’s natural thermal gradient. x, pages: 24 cm Congress was also the th meeting of the American Chemical Society Includes bibliographical references and index The Department of Energy's oil shale R, D, & D program: an overview / Arthur M. Hartstein and Brian M. Harney -- Computer simulation of explosive fracture of oil shale / Thomas F. Adams -- Fracturing of oil shale by treatment with liquid sulfur dioxide / D.F.


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out of 5 stars Book Description. 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. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bell, Harold Sill, Oil shales and shale oils.

New York, D. Van Nostrand Co., (OCoLC) Lucia M. Petkovic, in The Science and Technology of Unconventional Oils, 3 Production of Shale Oil. Oil shales may be burned directly to produce heat.

This has been practiced by humankind since ancient times because oil shales burn directly without the need of any treatment. Lucia M. Petkovic, in The Oil shales and shale oils book and Technology of Unconventional Oils, Abstract.

Shale oil is the product of the thermal reaction and decomposition of kerogen present in oil shales. Any technology to produce shale oil includes mining, heat treatment—also known as retorting—to extract the oil, and oil. 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. Estonia and China have well-established oil shale industries, and Brazil, Germany, Russia also utilize oil shale. Oil shales differ from oil-bearing shales, shale deposits which contain petroleum.

Shale oil is an unconventional fuel that naturally occurs as a solid in a special class of bituminous rocks called oil shale. These oil shales are argillaceous, laminated sediments, generally with high organic content that can be thermally decomposed to produce oil which is known as shale oil.

The organic materials (kerogen) in sediments cannot. The geological age of the oil shales ranges from Cambrian to Tertiary [7,8].

Reference [9] indicated that low hydrocarbon yields and high capital costs may be associated with extracting oil from the Timahdit oil shales.

The Timahdit oil shale kerogen is mainly composed of organic matter, the basic analysis of which gives the atomic ratios H/C. Oil shale composition. Oil shales are classified as “composites” which are tightly bound organics and inorganics. The organic matter of oil shale is composed mostly of kerogen with few percent of bitumen, the two being differentiated by solubility in organic solvents.

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. Oil Shales and Shale Oils [Bell, Harold Sill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Oil Shales and Shale OilsCited by: 7.

Depending on the organic matter content of the ore, a non-oxidative heat treatment at – °C has shown that these rocks are capable of releasing hydrocarbon-rich oils: the production of a barrel of oil from Timahdit oil shales will require 2 to 3 tons of rock, on average [5,6].

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 and nitrogen.

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Shell sees shale gas and oil as a critical part of the energy transition. We have a mature competitive shale business in the Americas. In our operations, we place top priority on protecting the safety of our employees, the communities where we operate and the environment.

Shale oil refers to in situ hydrocarbon oil present in organic-rich, fine-grained, sedimentary rocks (shale and associated lithofacies). Oil produced from organic-rich shales (oil shales). References. Introduction. In earlythe United States Geological Survey determined that shales in the North Slope region of Alaska hold an enormous technically-recoverable shale oil and shale gas resource.

These rock units could contain as much as 80 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable natural gas and as much as 2 billion barrels of oil. Shale oil is vastly overstated and the comments on shale oil are solely design to depress the prise of oil.

This will only result in a major increase in oil price soon. Kelly Sulis on February. Thus far, US shale has outlasted what even most analysts thought—certainly longer than what Saudi Arabia thought, when it tried to drown US shale in oil just a few years back before it failed."Seventy-Five Years of Oil Shale Mining" by J.B.

Sneddon and W. Caldwell, reprinted from Oil and Cannel Coal, proceedings of a conference held in ScotlandBP archive (MB) "Joint report on the Bituminous or Oil Shales of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia also of the Oil-Shale Industry of Scotland", Canada Department of Mines, Ottowa.2.

Cancer in Humans. Most of the literature addressing the carcinogenicity of shale oils dates back to the early part of the 20 th century, with compelling evidence from case series of skin cancer, particularly of the scrotum, in the United Kingdom.

These case series are substantial in scale, including 65 cases of scrotal cancer that occurred in the period –21 in the Scottish shale-oil.