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226 Uinta Basin oil and gas development air quality constraints2011-05-17
227 Unconventional fuels market assessment2010-04-28
228 Update on North American oil shale, oil sands, and heavy oil resource development2008-03-12Unconventional fuel resources; U.S.; Canada; RH&D; Oil shale; Oil sandsLarge unconventional fuel resources exist in the U.S. & Canada -Processing technologies for oil sands are well-developed in Canada, but those processes cannot be directly applied to U.S. resources; oil shale processing technologies have yet to be commercialized -RH&D leases are a roadmap for future ...
229 Underground coal thermal treatment - Task 6 topical report, Utah Clean Coal Program - Reporting Period: October 2009 - September 20112012-01-11SNG; substitute natural gas; coal pyrolysis; in-situ; underground coal thermal treatment; UCTT; Geochemists Workbench; GWBThe long-term objective of this work is to develop a transformational energy production technology by in-situ thermal treatment of a coal seam for the production of substitute natural gas (SNG) while leaving much of the coal's carbon in the ground. This process converts coal to a high-efficiency, lo...
230 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil shale and oil sands resources: Quarterly progress report - April 2014-June 20142014domestic oil shale resources; domestic oil sands resources; ICSE; developing oil resources; CO2 management; utilization of oil shale and oil sands; liquid fuel production; in-situ thermal processing of oil shaleThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
231 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil sands and oil shale resources: Quarterly progress report - January 2014-March 20142014domestic oil shale; domestic oil sands; ICSE; CO2 management; liquid fuel production; in-situ thermal processing of oil shale; oil productionThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
232 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil shale and oil sands resources: Quarterly progress report - July 2014-September 20142014domestic oil shale; domestic oil sands; ICSE; utilization of oil shale and oil sands resources with CO2 management; liquid fuel production; in-situ thermal processing of oil shale; shale oil and pyrolysis productsThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
233 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil shale and oil sands resources: Quarterly progress report - April 2013-June 20132013domestic oil sands; domestic oil shale; ICSE; unconventional fuels development; life-cycle analysisThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
234 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil shale and oil sands resources: Quarterly progress report - October 2014-December 20142014domestic oil shale; domestic oil sands; ICSE; CO2 management; clean energy; oil and gas production; liquid fuel production; thermal processing of oil shale/sandsThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
235 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil shale and oil sands resources: Quarterly progress report - October 2013-December 20132013domestic fuel resources; ICSE; CO2 management; unconventional fuels; Flameless Oxy-gas Process Heaters; Efficient CO2 Capture; Production Modules for CLEARuffThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
236 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil shale and oil sands resources: Quarterly progress report - January 2013-March 20132013clean energy; domestic fuels; oil shale resources; oil sands resources; CO2 management; liquid fuel procuction; in-situ thermal processing; oil shale processingThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
237 Utah Clean Coal Center: Gasification research activities2009-09clean coal center; gasification research; UC3; gasification; low CO2 production; electric power from coal; entrained-flow gasification; simulation tools for coal gasifiersThe Utah Clean Coal Center (UC3) was established at the University of Utah through a cooperative agreement from the U.S. DOE / NETL. The center had five thrust areas critical for successful development of advanced technologies for power production from coal with minimal environmental impact. One of ...
238 Uinta Basin tar sand deposits1990Uinta Basin; Tar sand deposits; UtahThis report addresses an important need to the State of Utah; to define, tabulate, and document an economic resource which has aroused the interest of industry and academia and which is vastly undeveloped and little understood as to its potential. The need for this report has grown since the last ta...
239 Utah tar sands1984Utah tar sands; survey notes; asphalt; bitumen; tar; land slides; snow slides; petroleum; tar sand resourceThe words, tar, asphalt, bitumen, pitch, and heavy oil often have been used to refer to highly viscous liquid, semi-solid, or solid, naturally occurring hydrocarbon substances. The word bitumen originated with the Romans and included all the various types of natural hydrocarbons. In its modern, comm...
240 Utah oil shale permits directory1980-12-01oil shale permits; oil shale; oil shale deposit; Utah oil shale; permitsNational attention is currently being focused on the Green River Formation oil shale deposit located in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. The Uintah Basin of Northeastern Utah which overlies a portion of this oil shale deposit has been estimated to contain 50 billion barrels of recoverable shale oil. Thi...
241 U.S. tar sand oil forecasts (1985-1995)1979-11Domestic tar sands; Oil production forecast; United States; 1985-1995This Technical Report forecasts production of oil from domestic tar sands through 1995 under low, medium and high world oil price scenarios. It also includes background information such as the extent, nature, and location of tar sands in the United States, as well as the status of technology and a f...
242 Rates and mechanisms of oil shale pyrolysis: A chemical structure approach2014-11Green River oil shale; oil and natural gas technology; oil shale pyrolysis; chemical structure of oil shaleThree pristine Utah Green River oil shale samples were obtained and used for analysis by the combined research groups at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. Oil shale samples were first demineralized and the separated kerogen and extracted bitumen samples were then studied by a host...
243 Oil shale heat-capacity relations and heats of pyrolysis and dehydration1987-05-06Green River shale; Enthalpy changes; Kerogen pyrolysis; Bound-water dehydration; Devonian shalesNew relations are developed for calculating enthalpy changes during heating, retorting, or cooling of raw, spent, or burned oil shales of various compositions. The relations describe the sensible heats of the minerals, kerogen, and char, and the reaction heats of kerogen pyrolysis and bound-water de...
244 Policy issues associated with using simulation to assess environmental impacts2014-11oil and natural gas technology; policy issues with using simulation; environmental impacts; simulation-based science; judicial assessments and models; environmental policymakingThis report examines the relationship between simulation-based science and judicial assessments of simulations or models supporting evaluations of environmental harms or risks, considering both how it exists currently and how it might be shaped in the future. This report considers the legal standard...
245 Water availability for development of major tar sands areas in Utah1979-05water availability; major tar sands area; development of tar sands; tar sands deposits; water requirements; water availabilityThe Sutron Corporation, under contract with Colorado State University, has conducted a study for the Laramie Energy Technology Center (LETC) to determine the availability of water for future extraction of viscous petroleum (bitumen) from the six major tar sands deposits in Utah. Specifically the are...
246 STAR-CCM+ simulations of in-situ thermal treatment of oil shale2013-03in-situ thermal treatment; oil shale; shale oil/gas; oil shale formationsPresentation given at the STAR Global Conference on March 13, 2013.
247 Utah's 10 Year Energy Plan2012-05-15Governor Gary R. Herbert; energy initiatives; strategic energy plan; energy development; responsible energy resource developmentPresentation given at the 2012 Unconventional Fuels Conference, on May 15.
248 Welcome and Introduction: 2009 Western U.S. Oil Sands Conference2009-02-27oil sands industry; industrial combustion; gasification technology research; CO2 capture technologies; coal; OxyFuel Combustion; chemical looping; gasification; oil shale/sandsSummary 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...
249 Clean and secure energy from domestic oil shale and oil sands resources: Quarterly progress report - Jul. 2013-Sept. 20132013domestic oil shale resources; domestic oil sands resources; utilization of oil shale and oil sands with CO2 management; liquid fuel productionThe Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources program, part of the research agenda of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah, is focused on engineering, scientific, and legal research surrounding the development of these resources in ...
250 Utah crude oils: Characteristics of 67 samples1971-07Utah crude oils; characteristics of crude oils; crude oils; oil productionAnalytical, geographical, and geological data on 67 samples of crude oils from Utah are presented, along with some correlations and interpretations. Most of the geologic formations that produce oil in other areas are also productive in Utah; and, as in many other locations, the Permian, Pennsylvania...
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