Oil shale, also known as kerogen shale, is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which ...
Shale oil is an unconventional oil produced from oil shale rock fragments by pyrolysis, hydrogenation, or thermal dissolution. These processes convert the organic ...
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Energy. America is rich in energy from shale gas plays, and fracking taps in to the energy beneath our feet.
A study just released by Belfer Center researcher Leonardo Maugeri finds that the shale oil revolution taking place in the United States could result in the tripling ...
U.S. oil shale reserves are massive but the process of oil extraction is too complex, but this problem may be solved by Royal Dutch Shell's new technology called ICP.
What is Oil Shale? U.S. Western oil shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock which is very rich in organic sedimentary material called “kerogen.”
Oil shale is just one unconventional oil source that's being researched. Learn how oil shale could save the day when -- and if -- we hit peak oil in the U.S.