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28th Annual Oil Shale Symposium

 

Table of Contents
Monday Afternoon, October 13, 2008

Session 1: Welcoming Plenary
Session 2: Program Overview Plenary


Tuesday Morning, October 14, 2008
Session 3: In Situ Processing
Session 4: Environmental Issues
Session 5: In Situ Process Modeling
Session 6: Data Review & Assessment
Tuesday Afternoon, October 14, 2008
Session 7: Oil Shale Properties
Session 8: Evaluation of Oil Shale Options
Session 9: Geology & Stratigraphy I
Session 10: Surface Process Modeling


Wednesday Morning, October 15, 2008
Session 11: Geology & Stratigraphy II
Session 12: Processing Alternatives
Session 13: International Programs
Session 14: Chemistry
Wednesday Afternoon, October 15, 2008
Session 15: Carbon Management
Session 16: Company Program Status
Session 17: Surface Processing
Session 18: Socioeconomic & Policy Issues
Poster Session, October 13-15, 2008


  Monday Afternoon, October 13, 2008
  Session 1: Welcoming Plenary(Metals Hall, Green Center)
1.1 Welcome to the 28th Oil Shale Symposium
Jeremy Boak, Chair, 28th Oil Shale Symposium Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

1.2 Welcome and Introductions by the President of the Colorado School of Mines
President Myles W. Scoggins Colorado School of Mines, Golden CO United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

1.3 Utah's strategy for development of oil shale
Governor John Huntsman State of Utah, Salt Lake City UT, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

1.4 Colorado's strategy for development of oil shale
Harris Sherman, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

1E Update on U. S. Department of Interior Oil Shale Program
Foster Wade, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals, U. S. Department of Interior

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 2: Program Overview Plenary(Metals Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Jeremy Boak, Dag Nummedal, Colorado School of Mines
2.1 Oil Shale and ExxonMobil's Strategy for Unconventional Resources
Raymond G. Charles, ExxonMobil

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

2.2 Update on U. S. Government Actions Around Federal Oil Shale Leasing and Regulatory Programs
Terry O'Connor, Shell

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

2.3 The Place of Oil Shale in Total's Exploration Strategy
Pierre Allix, Total

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

2.4 An Overview of the Western Energy Corridor Initiative
Thomas Wood1, Michael Hagood1, Andrew Wolfsbergz2, Anton Dammer3

1Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 2Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3Office of Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, Washington D.C., United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

2.5 Utah Oil Shale Development: Status and Policy Considerations
Laura Nelson

Ecoshale, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

 
  Tuesday Morning, October 14, 2008
  Session 3: In Situ Processing (Metals Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Harold Vinegar, Shell; Brian Rovelli, Total USA E&P
3.1

Parametric Controls on the Composition of Oil Generated by In Situ Pyrolysis of Oil Shale
William Meurer, William Symington, Ana Braun, Robert Kaminsky, Dave Olgaard, Glenn Otten, Tom Phillips, Michele Thomas, Lloyd Wenger, Jesse Yeakel


ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Houston, TX, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

3.2

Shell's In Situ Conversion Process - Factors Affecting the Properties of Produced Shale Oil
Gary Beer, Etuan Zhang, Scott Wellington, Robert Ryan, Harold Vinegar

Shell Exploration and Production Inc, Houston, Texas, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

3.3

Shell ICP - Shale Oil Refining
Vijay Nair, Guus Roes, Robert Ryan

Shell E&P Co., Houston, TX, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

3.4 Influence of Water Vapor Pressure on Oil Shale Product Recovery
Earl Mattson, Carl Palmer

Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 4: Environmental Issues (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: David Olsen, Technology & Management Services, Inc.; David Alleman, All Consulting
4.1 Solid Wastes of Oil Shale Processing, Environmental Challenges of Disposal and Use
Uuve Kirso1, Natalya Irha1, Janek Reinik1, Gary Urb1, Eiliv Steinnes2

1National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia, 2Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

4.2 Aspects Of Groundwater Modeling In Oil Shale Basins
Paul Quinn

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

4.3 Environmental Review of Selected Oil Shale Technologies
James Covell

EG&G Technical Services, Morgantown, WV, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

4.4 Successful Test Of A Frozen Ground Barrier To Flow
Bill McKinzie1, Harold Vinegar1, Michael Day2

1Shell Exploration and Production, Houston, Texas, United States, 2Norwest Applied Hydrology, Denver, Colorado, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
Session 5: In Situ Process Modeling (Metals Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Bill Symington, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company; Robert Lestz, Chevron
5.1 Heat Conduction Modeling Tools for Screening In Situ Oil Shale Conversion Processes
William A. Symington, P. Matthew Spiecker

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Houston, Texas, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

5.2 Transport Model of the EGL Oil Shale Process
Henrik Wallman, Alan Burnham

American Oil Shale, LLC, Rifle, CO 81650, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

5.3 Modeling Deformation and Fracturing of Oil Shale Induced by In Situ Fluid Generation
Hai Huang1, Paul Meakin1, Anders Malthe-Sorenssen2, Thomas Wood1, Carl Palmer1, Earl Mattson1

1Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, United States, 2Physics of Geological Processes, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

5.4 Resource characterization and reservoir modeling of oil shale deposits in Uinta Basin, Utah
William Gallin, Royhan Gani, Chung-Kan Huang, Milind Deo

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
Session 6: Data Review & Assessment (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Matt Sares, Colorado Geological Survey; Wei Zhou Colorado School of Mines
6.1 Aspects of Jordan Oil Shale as Investment Opportunity
Jamal Alali

Natural Resources Authority, Amman, Jordan Jordan

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

6.2 Re-Evaluation of Utah's Uinta Basin Oil Shale Resource
Michael Vanden Berg

Utah Geological Survey, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

6.3 Common Data Repository Development and Water Resource Assessment for the Piceance Structural Basin
1Judith Thomas, Peter McMahon1, Kirby Wynn2

1U.S. Geological Survey, Colorado Water Science Center, Grand Junction, CO, United States, 2U.S. Geological Survey, Colorado Water Science Center, Lakewood, CO, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

6.4 Risk Assessment in the Quality Control of Oil Shale in Estonian Deposit
Sergei Sabanov

Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

 
  Tuesday Afternoon, October 14, 2008
  Session 7: Oil Shale Properties (Metals Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Michael Herron, Schlumberger; Mike Batzle, Colorado School of Mines
7.1 Log Interpretation Parameters Determined by Analysis of Green River Oil Shale Samples: Initial Steps
Michael Herron, Malka Machlus, Susan Herron

Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

7.2 New and Old Oil shale Deposits in Jordan: Comparative Study
Mohammed Khair Nawasreh, Musa Resheidat

Natural Resources Authority, Amman, Jordan, Jordan

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

7.3 Estimation of Flow Geometry, Swept Volume, and Surface Area from Tracer Tests
Paul Reimus, G. Michael Shook

Chevron ETC, Houston, Tx, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

7.4 Dielectric Properties of Jordanian oil Shales
Mohammad Al-Harahsheh1, Samuel Kingman2, Saeid Abdurrahman2, John Robinson2, Georgios Dimitrakis2, Hani Al-Nawaflah1

1Al_Hussein Bin Talal University, Department of Mining Engineering, Ma'an, 7111, P O Box 20, Jordan, 2University of Nottingham, School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Nottingham, NG7-2RD, United Kingdom

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 8: Evaluation of Oil Shale Options (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Chris Lolley, Chevron North America Exploration & Production Company; Wendy Clark, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
8.1 Rational Technology for Processing the Oil Shale from different Deposits in the World
Volkov Eduard

G.M.Krzhizhanovsky ENIN, Moscow, Russian Federation

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

8.2 Evaluation Model for Choice of Oil Shale Processing Technology - RESOURCE
Alexander Blokhin2, Ruslan Salikhov1, Edouard Golmshtok1, Mikhail Petrov1

1Research & Design Institute ATOMENERGOPROEKT, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 2Science & Technical Center ECOSORB, Moscow, Russian Federation

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

8.3 Modelling Analysis and Optimization of Oil Shale Processes for Different Oil Shale Deposits
Jimmy Jia, Rick Sherritt, Jim Schmidt

PROCOM Consultants, Darra, QLD, Australia

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

8.4 General Perspectives on Methods of Oil Shale Extraction and R&D needs, Piceance Basin, Colorado
Glen Miller

Consultant, Grand Junction, CO, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 9: Geology & Stratigraphy I
Chairs: Mark Picha, Shell Exploration & Production Company; Ron Johnson, U. S. Geological Survey
9.1 Lacustrine Stratigraphic and Stable Isotopic Expression of Overfilled and Balanced-Filled Transitions within the Tipton Member of the Green River Formation, Wyoming
Jennifer C. Walker, Alan R. Carroll

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

9.2 A study of the Axial arch in northwest Colorado-a barrier between Eocene Lake Uinta and Eocene Lake Gosiute
Ronald Johnson, Michael Brownfield, Jesse Self

U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

9.3 The Unified Stratigraphy and Depositional Systems of the Green River Oil Shale in the Piceance and Greater Green River Basins, Colorado and Wyoming
J. Frederick Sarg1, Yuval Bartov2, Alan Carroll3, and Tim Lowenstein4

1Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2Geological Survey of Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel 3University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States 4Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

9.4 Geology and Oil Shale Resource Characterization of the Green River Formation in the Northern Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado - A Shell ICP Perspective
Mark Picha1, Steve Cameron1, Gerald Daub2

1Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas, United States, 1Norwest Corporation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 3Daub & Associates, Inc., Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 10: Surface Process Modeling (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Larry Lukens, Shale Tech International; James Covell, EG&G Technical Services, Inc.
10.1 Mathematical Model For Pyrolysis and Combustion Reactions In An Oil Shale Particle
Karim Ghesmat1, Sanjiv Save1, Wei Sun1, Lowy Gunnewiek2

1Hatch Associates Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2Hatch Associates Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

10.2 DEM-CFD coupled simulation of oil shale pyrolysis in a rotary kiln
Zhenhai Pan, Hao Wang

Peking University, Beijing, China

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

10.3 Process Modeling for the Development of Oil Shale Retorting Processes
Rick Sherritt, Jimmy Jia, Meilani Purnomo, Jim Schmidt

PROCOM Consultants Pty Ltd, Darra QLD, Australia

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

10.4 Oil Shale Pyrolysis Modeling
Ramesh Sarathi

ConocoPhillips, Bartlesville, OK, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

 
  Wednesday Morning, October 15, 2008
  Session 11: Geology & Stratigraphy (Metals Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Yuval Bartov, Geological Survey of Israel; Alan Carroll, University of Wisconsin - Madison
11.1 Oil Shale Geology Assessments in Jordan
Khaled Shawabkeh

Jordan Oil Shale Energy Company(JOSECO), Amman, Jordan

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

11.2

Thickness, Compositional and Textural Variability, and Genesis of El-Lajjun Oil Shale, Central Jordan
Hani Alnawafleh, David Large, Baruch Spiro, Mohammad Dweirj

Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Ma'an, Jordan

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

11.3 Characteristics and Genetic Types of Continental Oil Shale, China
Liu Zhaojun1,2, Meng Qingtao1,2, Liu Rong1,2

1College of Earth Sciences, Jilin University, Changchun, China, 2Key-Lab for Evolution of Past Life and Environment in Northeast Asia, Ministry of Education, Changchun, China

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

11.4 Effect on Oil Shale Mineralization of Gravity Flows
Rong Liu, Zhaojun Liu, Qingtao Meng

Jilin University, Changchun, China

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 12: Processing Alternatives (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Earl Mattson, Idaho National Laboratory; Alan Goelzer, Jacobs Consultancy
12.1 Process For Converting Oil Shale Into Petroleum
Dwight Zwick

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

12.2 Radio-Frequency In Situ Heating To Extract Shale Oil
Jack Bridges, Richard Snow, Armin Hassanzadeh

PyroPhase, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

12.3 Past, Present, And Pending Intellectual Property For Heating Oil Shale With Electromagnetic Energy
Dwight Kinzer

Quasar Energy LLC, Fargo, ND, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

12.4 Discussion of Comprehensive Utilization of Oil Shale Ash
Gan Shucai1, Gao Guimei1, An Baichao1, Liu Zhaojun2

1College of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China, 2College of Earth Science, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 13: International Programs (Metals Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Pierre Allix, Total Petroleum; Jack Dyni, U. S. Geological Survey (ret.)
13.1 Jordan Oil Shale Energy Company (JOSECO): A Vision Towards Oil Shale Commercialization
Munther Bsieso

Jordan Oil Shale Energy Company, Amman, Jordan

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

13.2 Recent development for Chinese Oil Shale activities
Shuyuan Li, Changtao Yue, Jialin Qian, Jianqiu Wang

China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

13.3 Timahdit Oil Shale Deposit Evaluation - Morocco
Mohammed Bencherifa1, A. Chakor Alami1, Demarco Epifanio2, Augusto Mendonça3, Pierre Allix2, Jean-Nicolas Sabbag2

1ONHYM, Rabat, Morocco, 2TOTAL Exploration & Production, Paris, France, 3Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

13.4 Challenge of Oil Shale Exploration in Thailand in the First Phase
Apichart Jeennagool, Apiradee Suwannathong

Department of Mineral Fuels, Bangkok, Thailand

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 14: Chemistry (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Carl Palmer, Idaho National Laboratory; Michael Lewan, U. S. Geological Survey
14.1 Applying Hydrous Pyrolysis to In Situ Oil-Shale Retorting
Michael Lewan1, David Cox2

1U. S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO, United States, 2Babcock & Brown Energy, Denver, CO, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

14.2 Dissolved Constituents in Water from Hydrous Retort Experiments
Carl Palmer1, Earl Mattson1, Robert Perkins2

1Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID, United States, 2Portland State University, Portland, OR, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

14.3 The Effect of Demineralization of Jordanian Ellajun Oil Shale on the Oil Yield Obtained by Fisher Assay and Solvent Extraction
Adnan Al-Harahsheh1, Mohammad Al-Harahsheh2, Awni Al-Otoom3, Mamdoh Allwazi3

1Institute of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Al al-Bayt University, Mofraq, Jordan, 2College of Mining and Environmental Engineering, Al-Hussein Bin Talal Universit, Maan, Jordan, 3Department of Chemical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

14.4 Successful Upgrading Of Estonian Shale Oil Via Hydrotreating
Alan Goelzer1, Igor Kond2

1Jacobs Consultancy, Houston, Texas, United States, 2Eesti Energia, Narva Õlitehas, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

 
  Wednesday Afternoon, October 15, 2008
  Session 15: Carbon Management (Metals Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Michele Thomas, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company; Andrew Wolfsburg, Los Alamos National Laboratory
15.1 Unconventional Sources of Fossil Fuel and Carbon Management: India's Perspective
Baleshwar Kumar

National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, A.P., India

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

15.2 Oil Shale Sourced CO2 Sequestration Options Uinta & Piceance Basins - Utah & Colorado
Marty Gottlob, Kevin Beacom

SI-International, Inc, Denver, Colorado, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

15.3 Elimination of CO2 Emissions from Plants that Produce Motor Fuels from Oil Shale Ore
Kent E. Hatfield1, Larry Baxter1,2, L. Douglas Smoot1, Ralph L. Coates1

1CRE Energy, Provo, Utah, United States, 2Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

15.4 CO2 Sequestration in Spent Oil Shale Retorts
Alan Burnham1, Susan Carroll2

1American Shale Oil LLC, Rifle, CO 81650, United States, 2Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 16: Company Program Status (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Roger Day, American Shale Oil; Gary Aho, Sage Geotech
16.1 Overview of American Shale Oil LLC Progress and Plans
Alan Burnham, Roger Day, Henrik Wallman

American Shale Oil LLC, Rifle, CO 81650, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

16.2 Alberta Taciuk Process (ATP) Technology - Recent Developments and Activities
Steven Odut, Gordon W. Taciuk, John Barge, Vicki Stamatis, Daniel Melo

UMATAC Industrial Processes, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

16.3 Update on the White River Oil Shale Project, Utah
Gary Aho

Oil Shale Exploration Company (OSEC), UTAH, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

16.4 Evolution of Studies of Petrochina Company Limited Oil Shale in DaQing
Zhixin Ge1, Lianzhu Cong2, Dewen Zheng1, Hongyan Wang1, Jingming Li1

1Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development-Lang Fang, Lang Fang, China, 2PetroChina Company Limited Exploration & Production Company, Bei Jing, China

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 17: Surface Processing
Chairs: Milind Deo, University of Utah; Glenn Vawter, National Oil Shale Association
17.1 Estonian Solid Heat Carrier Technology (TSK) as a Development Platform for Oil Shale Processing
Harri Mikk

Eesti Energia, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

17.2 Experimental Study of a High Capacity Rotary Kiln for Oil Shale Processing
Ralph L. Coates, L. Douglas Smoot, Kent E. Hatfield

CRE Energy, Inc., Provo, Utah, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

17.3 Environmental and Operational Aspects of an Oil Shale Industrial Plant in Brazil
Marcelino Kaizer, Luis Fernando Sosinski, Julio Skalski, Casimiro Silva Filho

ETROBRAS SA, Sao Mateus do Sul - PR, Brazil

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

17.4 Isothermal and Non-isothermal Kinetic Analyses of Mahogany Oil Shale with TGA
Pankaj Tiwari, Kyeongseok Oh, Milind Deo

Chemical Engineering Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

   
  Session 18: Socioeconomic & Policy Issues (Petroleum Hall, Green Center)
Chairs: Anton Dammer, Red Leaf Resources; Tony Howarth, Chattanooga Corporation
18.1 History of the United States Synthetic Fuels Corporation
Hervey Priddy

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

18.2

Surface Retorting: Research and Development Efforts to Move beyond the Small-Unit Size Barrier

Larry Southwick

L. M Southwick & Associates, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

18.3 Optimal Use of Oil Shale in Jordan Considering the Uranium Substance
Musa Resheidat

Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan, Jordan

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

18.4 The Center for Oil Shale Technology and Research (COSTAR) at the Colorado School of Mines
Jeremy Boak

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States

Abstract        Paper             Presentation

 
  Poster Session, October 15-17, 2008
  Session 18: Poster Session Titles

1

Correlation between organic carbon content and oil yeld of oil shale and its significance

Dong Qingshui1, Liu Zhaojun1, Yan Libping2, Zhang Yi1, Cao Peng1

1College of Earth Science, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China, 2Daqing Oilfield, Daqing, Heilongjiang Province, China

Abstract      Paper             Poster        

2

The Energy, Water and Carbon Balance of Extracting Unconverntional Petroleum Resources 

Peter Kobos, Scott Cooper, Thomas Lowry, David Borns, Thomas Mayer, Larry Costin, Ray Finley, Jim Krumhansi
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Abstract      Paper             Poster          

3

Study of Oil Shale Occurrence in South Volga Region, Russia 

Leonid Anisimov

Lukoil-VolgogradNIPImorneft, Volgograd, Russian Federation

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

4

Oil Shale Characteristics and Mineralization Regularity of Eocene, Fushun Basin 

Meng, Quingtao, Liu Zhaojun, Liu Rong

Jilin University, Changchun, China

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

5

Eocene age fossilized filamentous bacteria: New evidence suggesting a bacterial genesis of siderite in the Green River Formation, Wyoming

Glenn Mason

Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, United States

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

6

Oil Shale Exploration in the Assam-Arakan Basin 

Ignace Salpeteur1, Srinivasan Raju2, Anil Mehrotra3

1Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres, Orleans, France, 1Directorate General of Hydrocarbons, Noida, India, 3Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited, Nagpur, India

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

7

Energy Independence for Europe: 2008 Update on Development of the Cambrian Alum Shale of Sweden, a World Class Energy Resource for Oil and Uranium

Edward Godin1, Stewart Jackson2, Sven Snäll3, Patricia Shaehan4, Michael Bromley-Challenor5

1President, Continental Precious Minerals Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2Geological Consultant (University of Alberta), Winterhaven, California, United States, 3Geological Consultant (University of Stockholm), Uppsala, Sweden, 4Geological Consultant (Carleton University), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 5Geological Consultant (University of Uppsala), Åsa, Kungsbacka, Sweden

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

8

Eesti Energia - Unlocking the Potential of Oil Shale

Harri Mikk, Rikki Hrenko

Eesti Energia, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract      Paper            Poster           

9

Main Problems in Development and Utilzation of Oil Shale and Status of the Insitu conversion Process Technology In China  

Chaohe Fang1, Lianzhu Cong2, Hongyan Wang1, Dewen Zheng1

1Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development-Lang Fang, LangFang,HeBei, China, 1PetroChina Company Limited Exploration & Production Company, BeiJing, China

Abstract      Paper           Poster         

10

Dynamic Impact Model and Information System to Support Unconventional Fuels Development

Ryan Hruska, Randy Lee, John Koudelka

Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID, United States

Abstract      Paper             Poster        

11

Thermobituminizing Kinetics of Estonian Oil Shale At Low-Temperature Pyrolysis

Ille Johannes, Juri Soone, Aleksei Zaidentsal

Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract      Paper         Poster           

12

Thermal Analysis of Huadian Oil shale with Isocnversional Method

Wang Qing, Liu Hongpeng, Sun Baizhong, Li Shaohua

Northeast Dianli University, Jilin, 132012, China, Jilin, China

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

13

Gas Production Rate - A Significant Index of Industrial Quality  

Lu Jin Cai, Wei Xian Yang, Liu Yu Hong, Wei Jian She

Xi'an Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources, Xi'an/Shaanxi, China

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

14

A comparative overview of the solvent swelling studies of oil shales

Jelena Hruljova, Natalja Savest, Vahur Oja

Department of Chemical Engineering Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

15

Characteristics of Illite-Rich Oil Shale from the Piceance Basin, Colorado

Alan Burnham1, Tim Ruble2, Malka Machus3, Michael Herron3

1American Shale Oil LLC, Rifle, CO 81650, United States, 2Humble Geochemical Services, Humble, TX 77338, United States, 3Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

16

Variability of Jordanian Oil shale and Processing Technologies

Feras Fraige, Hani Alnawafleh, Mohammad, Dweirj, Laila AlKhatib

AlHussien Bin Talal University - College of Mining and Environmental Engineering - Mining Engineering Department, Maan, Jordan

Abstract      Paper             Poster           

17

Oil Shale - a Scientific-Technical Journal Published in Estonia 

Meelika Nõmme

Estonian Academy Publishes, Journal Oil Shale, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract      Paper           Poster           

18

National Oil Shale Association Status

Glenn Vawter, Gary Aho, Ed Cooley

National Oil Shale Association, Glenwood Springs, CO, United States

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

19

Froth Flotation of Jordanian El-Lajjun Oil Shale

Awni Al-Otoom

Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

20

Alberta Taciuk Process (ATP) Technology - Projects and Performance

Gordon W. Taciuk, Steven Odut, Vicki Stamatis, John Barge, Daniel Melo

UMATAC Industrial Processes, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Abstract      Paper             Poster           

21

Oil Shale Mining and Utilization in Longkou Mining Area China

Ying Chang, Panfei Wang

Longkou Mining Group Co., Ltd., Longkou, Shandong, China

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

22

Adaptation of Galoter Technology for High Sulfurous Oil Shale in Arid Region

Alexander Blokhin2, Edouard Golmshtok1, Mikhail Petrov1, Dmitriy Kozhitsev1, Ruslan Salikhov1, Hashim Thallab3

1Research & Design Institute ATOMENERGOPROEKT, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 2Science & Technical Center ECOSORB, Moscow, Russian Federation, 3INCOSIN, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Abstract      Paper             Poster         

23

Effects of Process Conditions on Kerogen Recovery in Oil Shale Solvent Extraction

Jeong-Geol Na, Soo Hyun Chung

Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, Korea, Republic of

Abstract      Paper             Poster          

24

Current Status of Oil Shale Resources of Indonesia

Dr. Hadianto

Center for Geological Resources, Jakarta, Indonesia

Abstract      Paper             Poster          

25

Chattanooga Corp - Surface or Subterranean processing: Does it really matter today?

Marty Karpenski, Anthony Howarth

Chattanooga Corp, Florham Park, NJ, United States

Abstract      Paper             Poster          

     Author Index

First Last Abstract Poster
Saeid Abdurrahman 7.4  
Gary Aho 16.3 20.18
Jamal Alali 6.1  
A. Chakor Alami 13.3  
Adnan Al-Harahsheh 14.3  
Mohammad Al-Harahsheh 14.3,7.4  
Laila Alkhatib   20.16
Pierre Allix 2.3,13.3  
Mamdoh Allwazi 14.3  
Hani Al-Nawaflah 7.4,11.2 20.16
Awni Al-Otoom 14.3 20.19
Leonid Anisimov   20.03
An Baichao 12.4  
Sun Baizhong   20.12
John Barge 16.2 20.20
Yuval Bartov 9.3  
Larry Baxter 15.3  
Kevin Beacom 15.2  
Gary Beer 3.2  
Mohammed Bencherifa 13.3  
Michael Vanden Berg 6.2  
Alexander Blokhi 8.2  
Alexander Blokhin   20.22
Jeremy Boak 18.4,1.1  
David Borns   20.02
Ana Braun 3.1  
Jack Bridges 12.2  
Michael Bromley-Challenor   20.07
Michael Brownfield 9.2  
Munther Bsieso 13.1  
Alan Burnham 5.2,15.4 20.15
Lu Jin Cai   20.13
Steve Cameron 9.4  
Alan R. Carroll 9.1,9.3  
Susan Carroll 15.4  
Ying Chang   20.21
Raymond G. Charles 2.1  
Paul Chinowsky    
Soo Hyun Chung   20.23
Ralph L. Coates 15.3,17.2  
Lianzhu Cong 16.4 20.09
Ed Cooley   20.18
Scott Cooper   20.02
Larry Costin   20.02
James Covell 4.3  
David Cox 14.1  
Anthony Dammer 2.4  
Gerald Daub 9.4  
Michael Day 4.4  
Roger Day 16.1  
Milind Deo 5.4,17.4  
Georgios Dimitrakis 7.4  
Mohammad Dweirj 11.2  
Mohammad Dweirj   20.16
Volkov Eduard 8.1  
Demarco Epifanio 13.3  
Chaohe Fang   20.09
Casimiro Silva Filho 17.3  
Ray Finley   20.02
Feras Fraige   20.16
William Gallin 5.4  
Royhan Gani 5.4  
Zhixin Ge 16.4  
Karim Ghesmat 10.1  
Edward Godin   20.07
Alan Goelzer 14.4  
Edouard Golmshtok 8.2 20.22
Debra Gomez 15.2  
Marty Gottlob 15.2  
Gao Guimei 12.4  
Lowy Gunnewiek 10.1  
Dr. Hadianto   20.24
Michael Hagood 2.4  
Armin Hassanzadeh 12.2  
Kent E. Hatfield 15.3,17.2  
Michael Herron 7.1 20.15
Susan Herron 7.1  
Liu Yu Hong   20.13
Liu Hongpeng   20.12
Anthony Howarth   20.25
Rikki Hrenko   20.08
Jelena Hruljova   20.14
Ryan Hruska   20.10
Hai Huang 5.3  
Chung-Kan Huang 5.4  
John Huntsman 1.3  
Natalya Irha 4.1  
Stewart Jackson   20.07
Apichart Jeennagool 13.4  
Jimmy Jia 8.3,10.3  
Ille Johannes   20.11
Ronald Johnson 9.2  
Marcelino Kaizer 17.3  
Robert Kaminsky 3.1  
Marty Karpenski   20.25
Samuel Kingman 7.4  
Dwight Kinzer 12.3  
Uuve Kirso 4.1  
Peter Kobos   20.02
Igor Kond 14.4  
John Koudelka   20.10
Dmitriy Kozhitsev   20.22
Jim Krumhansl   20.02
Baleshwar Kumar 15.1  
David Large 11.2  
Randy Lee   20.10
Michael Lewan 14.1  
Shuyuan Li 13.2  
Jingming Li 16.4  
Yan Liping   20.01
Rong Liu 11.4  
Zhaojun Liu 11.4  
Tim Lowenstein 9.3  
Thomas Lowry   20.02
Malka Machlus 7.1  
Malka Machus   20.15
Anders Malthe-Sorenssen 5.3  
Glenn Mason   20.05
Earl Mattson 3.4,5.3,14.2  
Thomas Mayer   20.02
Bill McKinzie 4.4  
Peter McMahon 6.3  
Paul Meakin 5.3  
Anil Mehrotra   20.06
Daniel Melo 16.2 20.20
Augusto Mendonça 13.3  
Qingtao Meng 11.4  
William Meurer 3.1  
Harri Mikk 17.1 20.08
Glen Miller 8.4  
Jeong-Geol Na   20.23
Vijay Nair 3.3  
Mohammed Khair Nawasreh 7.2  
Laura Nelson 2E  
Meelika Nõmme   20.17
Terry O'Connor 2.2  
Steven Odut 16.1 20.20
Kyeongseok Oh 17.4  
Vahur Oja   20.14
Dave Olgaard 3.1  
Glenn Otten 3.1  
Carl Palmer 3.4,5.3,14.2  
Zhenhai Pan 10.2  
Cao Peng   20.01
Robert Perkins 14.2  
Mikhail Petrov 8.2 20.22
Tom Phillips 3.1  
Mark Picha 9.4  
Hervey Priddy 18.1  
Meilani Purnomo 10.3  
Jialin Qian 13.2  
Wang Qing   20.12
Meng Qingtao 11.3 20.04
Dong Quingshui   20.01
Paul Quinn 4.2  
Srinivasan Raju   20.06
Janek Reinik 4.1  
Musa Resheidat 7.2,18.3  
John Robinson 7.4  
Guus Roes 3.3  
Liu Rong 11.3 20.04
Tim Ruble   20.15
Robert Ryan 3.2,3.3  
Sergei Sabanov 6.4  
Jean-Nicolas Sabbag 13.3  
Ruslan Salikhov 8.2 20.22
Ignace Salpeteur   20.06
Ramesh Sarathi 10.4  
J. Frederick Sarg 9.3  
Sanjiv Save 10.1  
Natalja Savest   20.14
Jim Schmidt 8.3,10.3  
Jim Schmidt 10.3  
Myles W. Scoggins 1.2  
Jesse Self 9.2  
Li Shaohua   20.12
Khaled Shawabkeh 11.1  
Wei Jian She   20.13
Patricia Sheahan   20.07
Harris Sherman 1.4  
Rick Sherritt 8.3,10.3  
G. Michael Shook 7.3  
Gan Shucai 12.4  
Julio Skalski 17.3  
L. Douglas Smoot 15.3,17.2  
Sven Snäll   20.07
Richard Snow 12.2  
Juri Soone   20.11
Luis Fernando Sosinski 17.3  
Larry Southwick 18.2  
P. Matthew Spiecker 5.1  
Baruch Spiro 11.2  
Vicki Stamatis 16.2 20.20
Eiliv Steinnes 4.1  
Wei Sun 10.1  
Apiradee Suwannathong 13.4  
William A. Symington 3.1,5.1  
Gordon W. Taciuk 16.2 20.20
Hashim Thallab   20.22
Michele Thomas 3.1  
Judith Thomas 6.3  
Pankaj Tiwari 17.4  
Gary Urb 4.1  
Glenn Vawter   20.18
Harold Vinegar 3.2,4.4  
Foster Wade 1.5  
Jennifer C. Walker 9.1  
Henrik Wallman 5.2,16.1  
Hao Wang 10.3  
Jianqiu Wang 13.3  
Hongyan Wang 16.4  
Hongyan Wang   20.09
Panfei Wang   20.21
Scott Wellington 3.2  
Lloyd Wenger 3.1  
Andrew Wolfberg 2.4  
Thomas Wood 2.4,5.3  
Kirby Wynn 6.3  
Wei Xian Yang   20.13
Jesse Yeakel 3.1  
Zhang Yi   20.01
Changtao Yue 13.2  
Aleksei Zaidentsal   20.11
Etuan Zhang 3.2  
Liu Zhaojun 11.3,12.2 20.01,20.04
Dewen Zheng 16.4 20.09
Dwight Zwick 12.1  
 
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