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201 Clean and Secure Energy from Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Resources: Quarterly progress report - January 2015 to March 20152015quarterly report; domestic oil shale resources; domestic oil sands resources; unconventional fuels; oil shale; oil 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 ...
202 University of Utah Staff Advisory Committee (UUSAC) By-laws Revision, 19961996-05-22By-laws; University of Utah employees; University of Utah staffRevision of the UUSAC By-laws
203 University of Utah Staff Advisory Committee (UUSAC) presidential staff awards, 19961996University of Utah awards; Staff guidelines; University of Utah employees; Presidential awardsThis is the "bible" for the Presidential Staff Awards. Everything you need to know about the process is contained in this binder. Annually the chair of the nominating and selection committees should each file a report, noting problems, recommendations, ideas. Then, this binder should be passed to ne...
204 University of Utah Staff Advisory Committee (UUSAC) 1996-19971997Year end report; University of Utah staff; University of Utah employeesYear end report of UUSAC activities, membership and other committee work.
205 University of Utah Staff Advisory Committee (UUSAC) 1997-19981998
206 University of Utah Staff Advisory Committee 1993-19941994
207 The role of gas bubbles in bitumen recovery from tar sands in hot-water processing1994-05gas bubbles in bitumen recovery; bitumen recovery; hot water processComplete bitumen disengagement and displacement from tar sand during digestion is a determining but not sufficient condition for satisfactory bitumen recovery in the hot water process. The density of most bitumens is close to that of the aqueous phase, and fine, mineral particles reside in the bitum...
208 Supercritical fluid extraction of oil sand bitumen1994-05supercritical fluid extraction; oil sand bitumen; PR Spring oil sand depositThe supercritical fluid extraction of bitumen from the PR Spring oil sand deposit (Utah) was studied using commercial propane as the solvent . The bitumen volatility was 36.3 wt % and its asphaltene content was 19.3 wt %. Experiments were performed at five different operating conditions which includ...
209 Pyrolysis of bitumen impregnated sandstones: A comparison of fluidized-bed and rotary-kiln reactors1991-04bitumen pyrolysis; bitumen impregnated sandstones; fluidized-bed reactor; rotary-kiln reactors; reactor comparison; hydrocarbon recovery; processing strategiesThe recovery of hydrocarbon values from the bitumen impregnated sandstones of Utah can be accomplished by any of several mining-surface recovery techniques. These processing strategies include aqueous separation, diluentassisted aqueous separation and solvent extraction of the bitumen from the sand ...
210 Pyrolysis of oil shale from the Whiterocks tar sand deposit in a rotary kiln1992-04oil shale pyrolysis; Whiterocks tar sand deposit; rotary kiln; hydrocarbon value recovery; oil sandsThe recovery of hydrocarbon values from the oil sands of Utah can be accomplished by any of several mining-surface recovery techniques. These processing strategies include aqueous separation, diluent-assisted aqueous separation and solvent extraction of the bitumen from the sand, and pyrolysis of th...
211 Properties of GPC separated maltene fractions derived from Utah and Athabasca bitumen1989-11-17GPC; maltene fractions; Utah bitumen; Athabasca bitumen; oil sands; Gel Permeation ChromatographyThis work deals with bitumens derived from two different types of oil sands: 1) Athabasca from the HcHurray formation in Alberta, Canada and 2) from the Unita basin in the green River formation, Utah, USA. Maltenes separated from these two bitumen were fractionated by Gel Permeation Chromatography (...
212 Recovering oil from tar sand using the ROPE process1988-12oil recovery; tar sand; ROPE process; oil from tar sands; Asphalt Ridge tar sands; Sunnyside tar sands; Athabasca tar sandsWestern Research Institute (WRI) is developing a new pyrolysis process called ROPE© (Recycle Oil Pyrolysis and Extraction) for recovering products that require a minimum of upgrading to produce finished marketable fuels (motor gasoline, diesel and aviation fuels). Three tar sand resources - Asphalt...
213 New algorithms for steam assisted gravity drainage using combinations of vertical and horizontal wells1994-04steam assisted gravity drainage; vertical and horozontal wells; SAGD; oil sand reservoirs; vertical injectorsNew algorithms have been presented for steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) in oil sand reservoirs using vertical injectors-producers and vertical injectors-horizontal producers. Although SAGD with a pair of horizontal wells has been reported to be promising, it may be necessary to use a combinati...
214 Similitude studies in three-phase ebullieted bed reactors1993-05similitude studies; three-phase ebullieted bed reactors; reactors; processing heavy oils, bitumen, and bitumen derived liquidsThe length of a commercial reactor, in three-phase ebullieted bed processes with pelleted catalysts, for the processing of heavy oils, bitumen and bitumen-derived liquids are long due to the requirement of low space velocities. The reactor length, for laboratory scale studies of such processes, can ...
215 U.S. tar sand oil recovery projects--19841984-11U.S. tar sand; oil recovery projects; Eastern Oil Shale Symposium; alternate liquid hydrocarbon sources; oil shale; coal; tar sandWith a temporarily stable world oil price, which is lower than estimated values for most unconventional liquid hydrocarbon fuels, interest and activity in U. S. tar sands has declined. Data are reported for 52 projects involving in situ, mining and plant extraction, and modified in situ technologies...
216 Oil-impregnated rocks of Utah: USERDA field experiment to recover oil from tar sand1976-07oil-impregnated rocks; Utah; USERDA; field experiment; recover oil from tar sand; oil recoveryThe Laramie Energy Research Center, of the U. S. Energy Research and Development Administration, is equipping a field experiment to test the reverse combustion process for recovery of oil from a tar sand on a 10-acre site on the Northwest Asphalt Ridge deposit near Vernal, Utah. A tar sand section 1...
217 U.S. tar sand oil recovery projects1982tar sands; U.S. tar sand oil recovery; oil recovery; U.S. energy demands; crude oil reserves; U.S. tar sands resourceThe increasing U.S. energy demands, decreasing conventional crude oil reserves, and decontrol of crude oil prices have resulted in significant numbers of projects in U.S. tar sands. Data are reported for 62 projects involving both in situ and mining and plant extraction technologies. The data includ...
218 U.S. tar sand oil recovery projects (1982)1982-02U.S. tar sand; oil recovery; energy demand; conventional petroleum decrease; less conventional energy sources; tar sand resourceAs the demand for energy in the United States increases and the reserves of conventional petroleum decrease, the interest in development of less conventional energy sources is increasing dramatically. This interest, plus the recent decontrol of crude oil prices, has resulted in widespread activities...
219 U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration field experiment1976-06U. S. energy research and development; field experiment; reverse combustion process; oil recovery; tar sand; alternative forward processThe Laramie Energy Research Center of the U. S. Gov Research and Development Administration is equiping a small-scale field experiment to test the reverse combustion process to recover oil from tar sand. This field experiment, the first of a planned series, will extend the results of laboratory work...
220 Control of geological carbon sequestration in the western United States2011-05coal; carbon dioxide; electric utilities; carbon sequestration; sequestration; geological sequestration; climate changeIn the near future, the use of coal may be legally restricted due to concerns over the effects of its combustion on atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Carbon capture and geologic sequestration offer one method to reduce carbon emissions from coal and other hydrocarbon fuel. While the federal...
221 State and regional control of geological carbon sequestration (Part I)2011-05state and regional control; geological carbon sequestration; hydrocarbon fuel; carbon capture; geologic sequestrationIn the near future the use of coal may be legally restricted due to concerns over the effects of its combustion on atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Carbon capture and geologic sequestration offer one method to reduce carbon emissions from coal and other hydrocarbon fuel. While the federal ...
222 United States tar sands1982U.S. tar sands; tar sands; Interstate Oil Compact CommissionThe term 'Tar Sands' is a catch-all misnomer that includes asphaltic and oil-impregnated sandstones, siltstones, and other elastics and even limestones and other carbonates - but not "oil shales" or man-made paving material. A press agent might entitle this paper "OIL, the Overlooked Billions of Bar...
223 Advanced 3D multiphase flow simulation in porous media reconstructed from x-ray micro tomography using the He-Chen-Zhang Lattice Boltzmann model2010-09advanced 3D multiphase flow simulation; porous media; x-ray micro tomography; He-Chen-Zhang Lattice Boltzmann model; multiphase flow; processing mineral resources; LBMMultiphase flow is a subject of significant interest in the processing of mineral resources and to the processing industries in general. Multiphase flow is of significance in the transport of reactants during the percolation of leaching solution in heaps, in the melting of metals, in phase transform...
224 Getting from here to there: Devising an optimal regulatory model for CO2 transport in a new carbon capture and sequestration industry2010regulatory model for CO2 transport; new carbon capture and sequestration; CCS; regulatory modelIf CCS is to become a broad-scale commercial industry in time to meet the need for climate change mitigation, the United States must adopt a regulatory model that will allow for efficient construction of critical infrastructure. A well-crafted regulatory framework gives private would-be CCS operator...
225 Numerical simulation of combined reverse combustion and steamflooding for oil recovery in a Utah tar sand1985-04numerical simulation; combined reverse combustion; steamflooding; oil recovery; Utah tar sand; tar sand; Asphalt Ridge; LETC; Laramie Energy Technology CenterThis paper presents the design of the U.S. DOE Laramie Energy Technology Center's (LETC) Project TS-4, which involves numerical simulation of both in-situ reverse combustion and steamflooding. The simulator showed that the combustion could be limited and contained in a middle 10-ft [3-m] interval wi...
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