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Title: Method of operating an oil shale kiln

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.
  1. (Rifle, CO)
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US 4090945
US patent application 05/781,072
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United States
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