Description and Operation of the N-T-U Retort on Colorado Oil Shale

Description and Operation of the N-T-U Retort on Colorado Oil Shale

Date: November 1956
Creator: Ruark, J. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on Colorado oil-shale. Description of the N-T-U retort is presented. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Development and Preliminary Operation of the Gas-Combustion Oil-Shale Pilot Retort

Development and Preliminary Operation of the Gas-Combustion Oil-Shale Pilot Retort

Date: November 1955
Creator: Matzick, Arthur
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over operations of an oil-shale pilot plant. As stated in the summary, "this report describes the step-by-step development of the Gas-Combustion retort and the various modifications and means of air admission used to obtain a workable unit" (p. 2). This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
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Methane Contents of Oil Shale from the Piceance Basin, Colorado

Methane Contents of Oil Shale from the Piceance Basin, Colorado

Date: 1987
Creator: Schatzel, S. J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on oil-shale deposits of the Piceance Basin. The gas content of the deposits is discussed. This report includes maps, and illustrations.
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Results of Assays of the New Albany Oil-Shale

Results of Assays of the New Albany Oil-Shale

Date: June 1923
Creator: Reeves, John R.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on a survey of the New Albany oil-shale deposits in Indiana. The experimental procedures for surveying and sampling these shale deposits are presented in detail. This report includes tables, and graphs.
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Low-Temperature Carbonization of Coal

Low-Temperature Carbonization of Coal

Date: 1926
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on low-temperature carbonization of coal. Methods and equipment used during the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales

The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales

Date: 1926
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Bowie-Gavin process. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes a process and an apparatus designed to recover oil from such deposits" (p. 1). The results of experiments conducted using this process are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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