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shale oil

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A petroleum‐like substance that is found in high concentrations in some shale rocks. See also kerogen.

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oil shale

Duncan Murchison.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 1631 words.

‘Oil shale’ is a collective term for a diverse and complex group of rocks that are immature oil and gas

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oil shale

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 92 words.

A fine-grained carbonaceous sedimentary rock from which oil can be extracted. The rock contains organic matter – kerogen – which decomposes to yield oil when heated. Deposits of oil shale...

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oil shale

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 56 words.

An oil-bearing fine-grained carbonaceous sedimentary rock containing an organic matter called kerogen. It is generally uneconomic to extract oil from oil shale unless the cost of...

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shale oil

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A petroleum‐like substance that is found in high concentrations in some shale rocks. See also kerogen.

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oil shale

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Dark grey or black shale containing organic substances that yield liquid hydrocarbons on distillation, but that do not contain free petroleum.

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oil shale

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 92 words.

A fine-grained carbonaceous sedimentary rock from which oil can be extracted. The rock contains organic matter – kerogen – which

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oil shale

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 23 words.

Dark grey or black shale containing organic substances that yield liquid hydrocarbons on distillation, but that do not contain free

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oil shale

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 22 words.

Dark grey or black *shale, containing organic substances that yield liquid hydrocarbons on distillation, but do not contain

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oil shale

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 24 words.

Dark grey or black *shale, containing organic substances that yield liquid hydrocarbons on distillation, but do not contain free ...

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shale oil

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology. 5 words.

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oil shale

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 26 words.

A dark grey or black shale that contains organic substances that can be distilled to yield liquid hydrocarbons, but

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shale oil

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

A petroleum‐like substance that is found in high concentrations in some shale rocks. See also kerogen.

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oil shale

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 26 words.

A dark grey or black *shale that contains organic substances that can be distilled to yield liquid *hydrocarbons

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shale oil

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

A *petroleum‐like substance that is found in high concentrations in some *shale rocks. See also kerogen.

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shale oil

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

A *petroleum‐like substance that is found in high concentrations in some *shale rocks. See also kerogen.

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oil shale

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 26 words.

A dark grey or black *shale that contains organic substances that can be distilled to yield liquid *hydrocarbons

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oil shale

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 26 words.

Dark grey or black *shale containing organic substances that yield liquid *hydrocarbons on distillation, but that do not contain free ...

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The Impact of the Shale Oil Revolution on U.S. Oil and Gasoline Prices

Lutz Kilian.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics. 10673 words.

This article examines how the shale oil revolution has shaped the evolution of U.S. crude oil and gasoline prices. It puts the increased production of shale oil into historical perspective,...

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Effect of Drilling Fluid Systems and Temperature on Oil Mist and Vapour Levels Generated from Shale Shaker

Kjersti Steinsvåg, Karen S. Galea, Kirsti Krüger, Vegard Peikli, Araceli Sánchez-Jiménez, Esther Sætvedt, Alison Searl, John W. Cherrie and Martie van Tongeren.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

May 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 4944 words.

Workers in the drilling section of the offshore petroleum industry are exposed to air pollutants generated by drilling fluids. Oil mist and oil vapour concentrations have been measured in...

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Crosswell seismic waveguide phenomenology of reservoir sands & shales at offsets >600 m, Liaohe Oil Field, NE China

P. C. Leary, W. Ayres, W. J. Yang and X. F. Chang.

in Geophysical Journal International

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 11861 words.

Summary

Crosswell seismic data recorded at 620–650 m offsets in an oil-bearing sand/shale reservoir formation at the Liaohe Oil Field, northeast China,...

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