In situ recovery of oil from Utah tar sand: a summary of tar sand research at the Laramie Energy Technology Center

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This report describes work done by the United States Department of Energy's Laramie Energy Technology Center from 1971 through 1982 to develop technology for future recovery of oil from US tar sands. Work was concentrated on major US tar sand deposits that are found in Utah. Major objectives of the program were as follows: determine the feasibility of in situ recovery methods applied to tar sand deposits; and establish a system for classifying tar sand deposits relative to those characteristics that would affect the design and operation of various in situ recovery processes. Contents of this report include: (1) characterization ... continued below

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Marchant, L.C. & Westhoff, J.D. October 1, 1985.

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This report describes work done by the United States Department of Energy's Laramie Energy Technology Center from 1971 through 1982 to develop technology for future recovery of oil from US tar sands. Work was concentrated on major US tar sand deposits that are found in Utah. Major objectives of the program were as follows: determine the feasibility of in situ recovery methods applied to tar sand deposits; and establish a system for classifying tar sand deposits relative to those characteristics that would affect the design and operation of various in situ recovery processes. Contents of this report include: (1) characterization of Utah tar sand; (2) laboratory extraction studies relative to Utah tar sand in situ methods; (3) geological site evaluation; (4) environmental assessments and water availability; (5) reverse combustion field experiment, TS-1C; (6) a reverse combustion followed by forward combustion field experiment, TS-2C; (7) tar sand permeability enhancement studies; (8) two-well steam injection experiment; (9) in situ steam-flood experiment, TS-1S; (10) design of a tar sand field experiment for air-stream co-injection, TS-4; (11) wastewater treatment and oil analyses; (12) economic evaluation of an in situ tar sand recovery process; and (13) appendix I (extraction studies involving Utah tar sands, surface methods). 70 figs., 68 tabs.

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NTIS, PC A10/MF A01; 1.

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  • Other: DE86001059
  • Report No.: DOE/METC-86/2023
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  • DOI: 10.2172/5415842 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5415842
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1066276

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Marchant, L.C. & Westhoff, J.D. In situ recovery of oil from Utah tar sand: a summary of tar sand research at the Laramie Energy Technology Center, report, October 1, 1985; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1066276/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.