Oil Shale Development from the Perspective of NETL's Unconventional Oil Resource Repository

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The history of oil shale development was examined by gathering relevant research literature for an Unconventional Oil Resource Repository. This repository contains over 17,000 entries from over 1,000 different sources. The development of oil shale has been hindered by a number of factors. These technical, political, and economic factors have brought about R&D boom-bust cycles. It is not surprising that these cycles are strongly correlated to market crude oil prices. However, it may be possible to influence some of the other factors through a sustained, yet measured, approach to R&D in both the public and private sectors.

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Smith, M. W.; Shadle, L. J. & Hill, D. January 1, 2007.

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The history of oil shale development was examined by gathering relevant research literature for an Unconventional Oil Resource Repository. This repository contains over 17,000 entries from over 1,000 different sources. The development of oil shale has been hindered by a number of factors. These technical, political, and economic factors have brought about R&D boom-bust cycles. It is not surprising that these cycles are strongly correlated to market crude oil prices. However, it may be possible to influence some of the other factors through a sustained, yet measured, approach to R&D in both the public and private sectors.

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  • 26th Oil Shale Symposium, Colorado Energy Research Institute, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, Oct. 16-18, 2006

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  • Report No.: DOE/NETL-IR-2007-022
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 915351
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc887901

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Smith, M. W.; Shadle, L. J. & Hill, D. Oil Shale Development from the Perspective of NETL's Unconventional Oil Resource Repository, article, January 1, 2007; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc887901/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.