skip to main content
OSTI.GOV title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

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

Abstract

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.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [1]
  1. REM Engineering Services, Morgantown, WV
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, Morgantown, WV, and Albany, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE - Office of Fossil Energy (FE)
OSTI Identifier:
915351
Report Number(s):
DOE/NETL-IR-2007-022
TRN: US200817%%470
DOE Contract Number:  
None cited
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 26th Oil Shale Symposium, Colorado Energy Research Institute, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, Oct. 16-18, 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
04 OIL SHALES AND TAR SANDS; ECONOMICS; MARKET; OIL SHALES; PETROLEUM; PRICES; RESOURCE ASSESSMENT; RESOURCE EXPLOITATION; RESOURCE POTENTIAL; RESOURCES; oil shale; oil resource repository

Citation Formats

Smith, M W, Shadle, L J, and Hill, D. Oil Shale Development from the Perspective of NETL's Unconventional Oil Resource Repository. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Smith, M W, Shadle, L J, & Hill, D. Oil Shale Development from the Perspective of NETL's Unconventional Oil Resource Repository. United States.
Smith, M W, Shadle, L J, and Hill, D. Mon . "Oil Shale Development from the Perspective of NETL's Unconventional Oil Resource Repository". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/915351.
@article{osti_915351,
title = {Oil Shale Development from the Perspective of NETL's Unconventional Oil Resource Repository},
author = {Smith, M W and Shadle, L J and Hill, D},
abstractNote = {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.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2007},
month = {1}
}

Conference:
Other availability
Please see Document Availability for additional information on obtaining the full-text document. Library patrons may search WorldCat to identify libraries that hold this conference proceeding.

Save / Share: