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Title: Preparation and injection of grout from spent shale for stabilization of abandoned in-situ oil shale retorts

Abstract

A procedure has been developed for stabilizing abandoned in-situ oil shale retorts by means of high-temperature treatment of surface-processed shale, followed by grinding, mixing with water, and injection underground. Laboratory results indicate that abandoned in-situ retorts can be made strong enough to prevent subsidence, and sufficiently impermeable to greatly reduce groundwater flow. The underground injection also reduces the amount of spent-shale disposal on the surface.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
California Univ., Livermore (USA). Lawrence Livermore Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
6038601
Report Number(s):
UCRL-82455; CONF-790913-6
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 54. annual technical conference and exhibition, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 23 Sep 1979
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
04 OIL SHALES AND TAR SANDS; OIL SHALES; IN-SITU RETORTING; SPENT SHALES; WASTE PRODUCT UTILIZATION; ABANDONED SITES; FLUID INJECTION; GROUTING; OIL SHALE DEPOSITS; RETORTS; STABILIZATION; BITUMINOUS MATERIALS; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; CHEMICAL REACTORS; ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; GEOLOGIC DEPOSITS; IN-SITU PROCESSING; METAMORPHIC ROCKS; PROCESSING; RESOURCES; RETORTING; ROCKS; SHALES; 041000* - Oil Shales & Tar Sands- Environmental Aspects

Citation Formats

Mallon, R G. Preparation and injection of grout from spent shale for stabilization of abandoned in-situ oil shale retorts. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Mallon, R G. Preparation and injection of grout from spent shale for stabilization of abandoned in-situ oil shale retorts. United States.
Mallon, R G. Mon . "Preparation and injection of grout from spent shale for stabilization of abandoned in-situ oil shale retorts". United States.
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abstractNote = {A procedure has been developed for stabilizing abandoned in-situ oil shale retorts by means of high-temperature treatment of surface-processed shale, followed by grinding, mixing with water, and injection underground. Laboratory results indicate that abandoned in-situ retorts can be made strong enough to prevent subsidence, and sufficiently impermeable to greatly reduce groundwater flow. The underground injection also reduces the amount of spent-shale disposal on the surface.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {6}
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