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Title: Method of operating an oil shale kiln

Abstract

Continuously determining the bulk density of raw and retorted oil shale, the specific gravity of the raw oil shale and the richness of the raw oil shale provides accurate means to control process variables of the retorting of oil shale, predicting oil production, determining mining strategy, and aids in controlling shale placement in the kiln for the retorting.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Rifle, CO
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
ANVIL POINTS
OSTI Identifier:
863089
Patent Number(s):
4090945
Application Number:
05/781,072
Assignee:
Paraho Corporation (Grand Junction, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10B - DESTRUCTIVE DISTILLATION OF CARBONAGEOUS MATERIALS FOR PRODUCTION OF GAS, COKE, TAR, OR SIMILAR MATERIALS
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; operating; oil; shale; kiln; continuously; determining; bulk; density; raw; retorted; specific; gravity; richness; provides; accurate; means; control; process; variables; retorting; predicting; production; mining; strategy; aids; controlling; placement; provides accurate; bulk density; specific gravity; oil shale; process variable; shale provides; raw oil; oil product; oil production; rate means; rate mean; process variables; accurate means; continuously determining; control process; /208/201/202/

Citation Formats

Reeves, Adam A. Method of operating an oil shale kiln. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Reeves, Adam A. Method of operating an oil shale kiln. United States.
Reeves, Adam A. Tue . "Method of operating an oil shale kiln". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863089.
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title = {Method of operating an oil shale kiln},
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abstractNote = {Continuously determining the bulk density of raw and retorted oil shale, the specific gravity of the raw oil shale and the richness of the raw oil shale provides accurate means to control process variables of the retorting of oil shale, predicting oil production, determining mining strategy, and aids in controlling shale placement in the kiln for the retorting.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1978},
month = {5}
}

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