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1 13C NMR Spectroscopy: A key contributor for development of the molecular structure of coal and other kerogensThis presentation goes over: A brief history of kerogen formation, coal macerals, development of molecular structures and modeling, oil shales, and the role played by combustion science.13C NMR; spectroscopy; molecular structure of coal; coal; molecular structure of kerogens; kerogens; coal macerals; molecular structures and modeling; oil shales; combustion science; kerogen formation
2 Development of HPC-based simulations tool for in situ thermal processing of oil shale/sandsA presentation given at the Unconventional Fuels from Oil Shale and Oil Sands Project Review Meeting on March 10-11, 2011.HPC-based simulations tool; in situ thermal processing; oil shale; oil sands; commercial production of oil shale; ecoshale in-capsule process
4 Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources Quarterly Progress ReportClean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources Quarterly Progress Report for Project Period: April 2015 to June 2015Quarterly report, CASE quarterly report
5 P. R. spring oil-impregnated sandstone deposit Uintah and Grand Counties, UtahOil-impregnated sandstone beds underlie at least 214 square miles in the southeastern Uinta Basin and may extend northward beneath cover. One to as many as five principal saturated zones, 3 to 75 feet thick, occur in a 250-foot interval that dips gently northward. The northernmost outcrops are overl...oil-impregnated sandstone beds; oil impregnation; oil shale; lenticular sandstones; siltstones1970-02
6 Sedimentology of oil-impregnated, lacustrine and fluvial sandstone, P.R. Spring area, southeast Uinta Basin, UtahOil-impregnated intervals, up to 75 feet thick within a stratigraphic interval of about 250 feet in the Garden Gulch and Parachute Creek Members of the Green River Formation (Eocene), are exposed in beds that dip gently northward in the P. R. Spring area. Reserve estimates indicate that there may be...sedimentology; lacustrine and fluvial sandstone; P. R. Spring area; Oil-impregnated lacustrine and fluvial sandstone1970-08
7 Recovery of bitumen from oil-impregnated sandstone deposits of UtahUtah contains at least 26 billion barrels of potential oil as bitumen in oil-impregnated sandstone (tar sand) deposits. As shown in this paper, these tar sands are significantly different in physical and chemical properties from commercially developed Canadian tar sands. These differences prevent di...potential oil; bitumen; oil-impregnated sandstone (tar sand) deposits; tar sands; bitumen recovery1975-11
8 Recovery of bitumen from oil-impregnated sandstone deposits of UtahMuch attention is being given to fossil fuels such as coal, oil shale, and tar sands, as well as to nuclear, geothermal, wind, and solar energy sources. Characterization of the tar sands from the Uinta Basin is currently underway. Compared with bitumen presently being extracted commercially from Can...bitumen recovery; oil-impregnated sandstone deposits; fossil fuels; coal; oil shale; tar sands; Athabasca tar sands1976
9 The effect of feed source in the hot water processing of Utah tar sandThe processing strategy for the effective separation of bitumen from low grade (< 10 weight percent bitumen) Utah tar sands by a hot water process differs significantly from that used for the processing of high grade (> 10 weight percent bitumen) Utah tar sands. Excellent separations (coefficient of...Tar sand; Utah; Bitumen; Hot water separation; Froth flotation; energy demand1979-02
10 Recovery of oil from Utah's tar sandsThis project is designed to develop necessary engineering data and technology for recovery of oil from Utah's tar sands. Progress reports for four major aspects of this project, namely Hot Water Recovery, Energy Recovery in Thermal Processing, Effect of Variables in Thermal Processing and Bitumen Pr...oil recovery; Utah tar sands; hot water recovery; thermal processing; synthetic fuel1979-11-30
11 Recovery of oil from Utah's tar sandsThis report covers the work accomplished at the University of Utah on Utah's tar sands during the period: October 1, 1979 to March 31, 1983. The work reported is a continuation of the program carried out over a period of years at the University. The primary effort of the work covered in this report ...Utah tar sands; bitumen cleaning; PRS-R tar sands; fluidized bed thermal recovery1983-03-31
12 Hydrotreating the Whiterocks oil sand bitumen and bitumen-derived liquid (Abstract only)Conversion of Utah's Uinta Basin bitumens to liquid fuels requires molecular weight reduction of the parent material as well as removal of heteroatoms. Heteroatom reduction of bitumen obtained through solvent extraction of Whiterocks oil sand was investigated. A comparison of the relative processabi...hydrotreating; Whiterocks oil; oil sand; bitumen; bitumen-derived liquid; bitumen conversion; heteroatom reduction; heteroatom1992-12
13 Fluidization of coked sands and pyrolysis of oil sands in a fluidized bed reactor (Abstract only)A 7.62 cm diameter fluidized bed oil sands pyrolysis system was designed, installed, and operated. The studies conducted with this system included coked sands and oil sands feeding using a bin discharge auger feeder, the withdrawal of solids from a fluidized bed using a modified Lvalve, fluidization...fluidization of coked sands; pyrolysis of oil sands; fluidized bed reactor; coked sands; oil sands1995-12
14 From oil sand to fuel pump: The challenges of upgrading oil sand bitumenOil sands development--develop a resource that has market value.oil sand; upgrading oil sand bitumen; oil sand bitumen; oil sands development; crude; bitumen2006-09-21
15 A technical, economic, and legal assessment of North American heavy oil, oil sands, and oil shale resources: In response to Energy Policy Act of 2005 Section 369(p)Against the backdrop of world population growth, rapid economic expansion in the world's most populous countries, challenging political climates in many oil-producing nations, and the specter of climate change, worldwide energy consumption is projected to increase from the 2004 level of just over 40...Oil sands; Oil shale; Heavy oil; Energy Policy Act; 2005; Climate Change; Petroleum; Oil Cost; United States; North American heavy oil; Utah Heavy Oil Program; UHOP; World economic development; Energy; Canadian oil sands; Unconventional resources ;Technical; Economic; Legal assessment2007-09
16 Industrial petroleum research at the University of UtahExpertise: Oil and Gas Characterization, Hydrocarbon Thermodynamics -High-temperature, high high-pressure oil oil-gas mixtures -Supercritical extraction -Solid (asphaltenes, waxes) precipitation precipitation -Reservoir Characterization and Simulation -Fractured reservoir simulation -Reaction chemis...industrial petroleum; University of Utah; oil and gas characterization; oil and gas thermodynamics; Unconventional Consortium2008-03-12
17 In situ production of Utah oil sandsin situ; Utah oil sands; oil sands production; tar sand deposits; Whiterocks eolian sandstone2008-03-12
18 High efficiency electrical generationOutline: 1-Electricity outlook and fossil fuel energy resources. 2-Technology options for mitigating GHG emissions. 3-CO2 cpature and sequestration. 4-Costs. 5-Concluding remarks.efficiency of electrical generation; electrical generation; fossil fuel energy resources; mitigatint GHG emissions; CO2 capture and sequestration2008-05-23
19 Investigation of coal char-slag transition during oxidation: Effect of temperature and residual carbonThe transition of coal char to molten slag at high conversion was studied for a bituminous coal using a laminar entrained-flow reactor under oxidizing conditions. Post-oxidized char particles were analyzed by various techniques including loss-on-ignition, gas adsorption analysis and scanning electro...coal char; molten slag; bitumous coal; energy and fuels2009
20 Phase 2: Clean and secure energy from coal: Quarterly progress report: January 1, 2010 to March 31, 2010The University of Utah is pursuing research to utilize the vast energy stored in our domestic coal resources and to do so in a manner that will capture CO2 from combustion from stationary power generation. The research is organized around the theme of validation and uncertainty quantification throug...domestic coal resources; ICSE; capture CO2; stationary power generation; velocity model; bitumous coal; coal2009-01-30
21 In situ production of Utah oil sandsAnalysis of issues relevant to in situ production of Utah oil sands, presented at the 2009 Western U.S. Oil Sands Conference by Milind Deo, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Utah.in situ; oil sands production; Utah oil sands; in situ process; thermal simulator; thermal compositional model; steam assisted gravity drainage; SAGD; heterogenetics; in-situ combustion; hydraulic fracture; hybrid process2009-02-27
22 KTIA corporate introductionOverview of KTIA's continuing oil sands development activities in Utah, presented at the 2009 Western U.S. Oil Sands Conference by Soung-Joon Kim, Chief Operating Officer, Korea Technology Industry America, Inc.KTIA; KTI; mines2009-02-27
23 Welcome and Introduction: 2009 Western U.S. Oil Sands ConferenceSummary of challenges facing U.S. oil sands industry and the role of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy at the University of Utah in addressing those challenges, presented at the 2009 Western U.S. Oil Sands Conference by Philip Smith, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Director...oil sands industry; industrial combustion; gasification technology research; CO2 capture technologies; coal; OxyFuel Combustion; chemical looping; gasification; oil shale/sands2009-02-27
24 Bitumen extraction and treatment and reuse of process waterProduced water from gas and crude oil production is voluminous, requiring extensive treatment before it can be safely discharged or reused. This project has used a newly developed pressure-assisted ozonation technology to remove oil from water and prevent oil sheen at the water surface. The new proc...bitumen extraction; bitumen treatment; reuse of process water; produced water; crude oil production; gas production; pressure-assisted ozonation technology; oil removal from water; wastewater treatment; hydrocarbon removal2009-04-13
25 Production of hydrogen for upgrading of heavy oil: Senior design project--Spring 2009An important technical hurdle to the production of oil from abundant oil shale resources is how to create enough hydrogen for upgrading the heavy oils produced from the shale prior to transport through pipelines. In order to avoid clogging pipelines during transport roughly 350scm (standard cubic me...oil supply; conventional oil sources; unconventional oil sources; oil shale; synthetic crude production; shale oil2009-04-22
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