Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Date: July 1922
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Date: 1924
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Description: Revised report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Date: 1941
Creator: Grandone, Peter
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing subsurface samples of petroleum. As stated in the scope of report, "the Bureau of Mines has developed special equipment and procedures for obtaining samples of petroleum under pressure from the bottom of wells and for examining these samples in the laboratory" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph.
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Recovery of Gasoline from Uncondensed Still Vapors

Recovery of Gasoline from Uncondensed Still Vapors

Date: August 1923
Creator: Dow, D. B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing fuel recovery from uncondensed vapors. As stated in the introduction, "this paper aims to show the possibility of increasing the gasoline yield from the crude by the recovery of considerable gasoline that is now lost by remaining uncondensed" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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The Petroleum Industry of Iran

The Petroleum Industry of Iran

Date: 1963
Creator: Nahai, L. & Kimbell, C. L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the petroleum reserves and production in Iran. As stated in the introduction, "the report is part of a series by the Bureau of Mines, a series of analytical and statistical reports on the mineral resources of foreign countries. The report is based on published material and other information on the general geology and the general economic conditions of Iran" (p. 2). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential in the United States

Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential in the United States

Date: January 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessing "the potential of enhanced recovery techniques for freeing more of this oil [discovered oil] from the sandstone and limestone formations in which it is trapped" (Foreward).
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An Analysis of the Naphtha Cut of Cooke county, Texas, Crude Oil

An Analysis of the Naphtha Cut of Cooke county, Texas, Crude Oil

Date: August 1938
Creator: Jones, Homer
Description: This study attempted to determine hydrocarbons in the crude oil by comparing the results obtained using the two methods of analysis: chemical analysis and Kurtz-Headington analysis. The Kurtz-Headington analysis was found to be adequate to determine hydrocarbons in the crude oil.
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Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1928

Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Hopkins, C. R.
Description: Report discussing statistics relating to the petroleum refinery industry in 1928.
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Petroleum Investigations and Production of Helium

Petroleum Investigations and Production of Helium

Date: June 1919
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
Description: Report discussing petroleum investigations and the production of helium by the Bureau of Mines during World War I.
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Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress

Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress

Date: December 23, 2011
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Description: This report provides an overview of Arctic-related issues for Congress, and refers readers to more in-depth CRS reports on specific Arctic-related issues. Congressional readers with questions about an issue discussed in this report should contact the author or authors of the section discussing that issue. The authors are identified by footnote at the start of each section.
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