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  • Oil shale — For the scientific technical journal, see Oil Shale (journal). Not to be confused with Shale oil or Tight oil. Oil shale Sedimentary Rock Combustion of oil shale Composition …   Wikipedia

  • Oil shale extraction — is an industrial process in which kerogen mdash;a mixture of organic chemical compounds (including hydrocarbons) found in oil shale mdash;is converted into synthetic crude oil through pyrolysis. In pyrolysis, oil shale is heated in the absence of …   Wikipedia

  • Oil shale industry — Stuart oil shale pilot plant (now dismantled) Oil shale industry is an industry of mining and processing of oil shale a fine grained sedimentary rock, containing significant amounts of kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds), from …   Wikipedia

  • Oil shale in Jordan — represents a significant resource. Oil shale deposits in Jordan underlie more than 60% of Jordanian territory, with the total resources estimated at 40 to 70 billion tonnes of oil shale.[1] The deposits include a high quality marinite oil… …   Wikipedia

  • Barnett Shale — Infobox Oil field name = Barnett Shale region = Bend Arch Fort Worth Basin,Texas country = United States coordinates = locblock = offonshore = Onshore operators = Devon, Chesapeake, EOG, XTO, Range Resources, EnCana, ConocoPhillips, Quicksilver,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Featherlite — The Featherlite Corporation began as a Texas based, privately held company in 1949.Originally, Featherlite operated lightweight, expanded shale aggregate facilities. By 1990, the company was a prominent producer of concrete masonry products in… …   Wikipedia

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  • tunnels and underground excavations — ▪ engineering Introduction        Great tunnels of the world Great tunnels of the worldhorizontal underground passageway produced by excavation or occasionally by nature s action in dissolving a soluble rock, such as limestone. A vertical opening …   Universalium

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