Category Archives: Oil Shale

Over and under-cooked oil — tar sands, “fracked” tight oil & gas, oil shale

[ This article discusses why it’s so hard and expensive to extract difficult oils like tar sands, oil shale, and tight “fracked” oil, for reasons such as: These are at the bottom of the resource pyramid, so there may be … Continue reading

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Shale oil

Articles about shale oil This is the best overview of shale “oil“:  Oct 3, 2005. Randy Udall. The Illusive Bonanza: Oil Shale in Colorado “Pulling the Sword from the Stone”. Cleveland, Cutler, J., et al. June 2010. An Assessment of … Continue reading

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