Hard-extracted reserves, unconventional hydrocarbon sources
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Article # 52_2012 submitted on 10/02/2012 displayed on website on 10/10/2012
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pdf  Review of modern thermal methods of oil shale processing and ecological aspects of their use


The review of modern of oil shale processing thermal methods (onsurface and partly underground) are analyzed. Their specifications (configurations of retorts and coolants) are described. The environmental risks of thermal surface technologies of oil shale processing are evaluated on the basis of technical and environmental criteria.

Key words: oil shale, surface technology, ground technology, retort, pyrolysis.
article citation Zyuba O.A., Glushchenko O.N. Obzor sovremennykh termicheskikh metodov pererabotki goryuchikh slantsev i ekologicheskie aspekty ikh primeneniya [Review of modern thermal methods of oil shale processing and ecological aspects of their use]. Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika, 2012, vol. 7, no. 4, available at: http://www.ngtp.ru/rub/9/52_2012.pdf
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