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201 Apparatus for extracting bitumen from tar sand1982-01-19Patent; Extracting bitumen from tar sand; Extraction chambers; Countercurrent flow; Plurality; Individually sealed pressure adjusted interconnected extraction chambers in series; Tar sand; BitumenA method and apparatus for extracting bitumen from tar sand utilizes a plurality of individually sealed pressure adjusted interconnected extraction chambers in which the tar sand flows countercurrent to the flow of solvent with mixing in each extraction chamber of solvent and tar sand. Tar sand is p...
202 Apparatus for separating organic material from particulate tar sands and coal and agglomeration of the particulate residue1976-10-05Patent; Tar sands; Coal; Agglomeration of particle residue; Agglomerating liquid; Immiscible; Varsol; Ball agglomeratesA rotatable drum having an interior which tapers in a horizontal direction has a first port at the smaller end for receiving particulate Tar Sands or coal, and an agglomerating liquid, e.g. water, and a second port at the larger end for receiving an organic material separating liquid, e.g. Varsol, w...
203 Apparatus for the treatment of tar sand froth1976-07-06Patent; Tar Sand Froth; Improved recycling disc-type centrifuge; Converting flow direction; Recycled underflowAn improved disc recycling type of centrifuge apparatus which includes means for converting the flow direction of the recycled underflow and causing the recycled underflow to self impact.
204 Appendix 1: User guide for characterizing particulate matter2003-09Air quality; Particulate matter; PM; Characterizing particulate matter; Sampling PM; PM background; Photoacoustic analyzer; PA; Photoelectric Aerosol Sensor; PAS; PAH; Aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometer; ATOFMS; Dilution and Sampling; Soil; Dust; Smoke; Liquid droplets; Atmosphere; Nitrate; Su...This User's Guide is intended to assist environmental or military personnel who work with air quality measurements, regulations, and planning for the Department of Defense. Specifically, it focuses on an evaluation of three newly developed instruments for characterizing particulate matter (PM), gene...
205 APPENDIX A - Analysis of environmental, legal, socioeconomic and policy issues critical to the development of commercial oil shale leasing on the public lands in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming under the mandates of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 - Final Project Report - Reporting period: June 21, 2006 to October 21, 20092009-10Oil shale; Colorado; Utah; Wyoming; Energy Policy Act of 2005; Green River Formation; Environmental; Legal; Socioeconomic; Policy Issues; Oil shale deposits; BLM; Bureau of Land ManagementThe United States is home to the largest oil shale deposits in the world. This resource is located in the Green River Formation, spreading across the states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. Despite the vast potential of this resource, successful commercial development has yet to occur. To date, concer...
206 APPENDIX B - Depositional heterogeneity and fluid flow modeling of the oil shale interval of the upper Green River Formation, eastern Uinta Basin, Utah - Final Project Report - Reporting period: June 21, 2006 to October 21, 20092009-10Green River Formation; Uinta Basin; Utah; Uintah County; Oil shale; DepositionIn this project, a detailed geological analysis was performed followed by a reservoir modeling exercise. For the geological analysis, ~300 m of cores were correlated to gamma and density logs in well P4 in the lower to middle Eocene (49.5-48.0 million years ago (Ma)), upper Green River Formation of ...
207 APPENDIX C - In-situ production of Utah oil sands - Final Project Report - Reporting period: June 21, 2006 to October 21, 20092009-10Utah; Uinta Basin; Oil sand reservoirs; Whiterocks; Sunnyside; Oil; Oil extraction; In-situ; Heavy oil production; BitumenTwo oil sand reservoirs located in Utah's Uinta Basin were considered for analysis: Whiterocks, a small, steeply dipping, contained reservoir containing about 100 million barrels, and Sunnyside, a giant reservoir containing over four billion barrels of oil in place. Cyclic steam stimulation, steam a...
208 APPENDIX D - Meeting data needs to perform a water impact assessment for oil shale development in the Uinta and Piceance Basins, A subpart of project - Quantifying water availability impacts and protecting water quality while developing Utah oil shale and sands - Final Project Report - Reporting period: June 21, 2006 to October 21, 20092009-06-23Uinta Basin; Piceance Basins; Water impact assessments; Oil shale developmentThe goal of this project was to mitigate water resources impacts from oil shale development in the U.S. by compiling geospatial data and water use estimates to assess water availability impacts.
209 APPENDIX E - Integrated treatment of produced water by chemical and biological unit operations, A subpart of project - Quantifying water availability impacts and protecting water quality while developing Utah oil shale and sands - Final Project Report - Reporting period: June 21st, 2006 to October 21st, 20092010-10-07Water treatment; Water quality - Utah; Oil shale and sandsWater generated along with oil, gas, and coal bed methane production is commonly known as produced water, formation water, or oilfield brine [1]. Produced water represents the largest waste stream volume in production operations on most offshore platforms [2]. According to the American Petroleum Ins...
210 APPENDIX F - Bitumen extraction and treatment and reuse of process water - A subpart of project quantifying water availability impacts and protecting water quality while developing Utah oil shale and sands - Final project report - Reporting period: June 21, 2006 to October 21, 20092009-04-13Produced 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...
211 APPENDIX G - Detailed study of shale pyrolysis for oil production - A subpart of project oil shale pyrolysis and in situ modeling - Final Project Report - Reporting period: June 21, 2006 to October 21, 20092009-04-21Oil production; Shale assessmentThe oil shale industry is going through a revolution of sorts. After the oil crisis in the 1970s, a great deal of effort was spent on research and development and on pilot scale technologies. Extensive research was conducted with on-surface and in-situ production methods. Even though some large pilo...
212 Application of a self-adaptive detector system on a triple quadrupole ms/ms to high explosives and sulfur-containing pyrolysis gases from oil shale1983-12A totally computerized triple quadrupole MS/MS is being extended into a dynamic, self-adaptive chemical analysis system at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. These first efforts toward Artificial Intelligence guided instrumentation (i.e. Expert Systems) involve the implementation of a self-adap...
213 Appraisal of the technical and economic potential of U.S. tar sands1986-11U.S. tar sands constitute a large, essentially undeveloped resource that could, with technological advances. provide an important source for future liquid supplies of petroleum. The identified resource base, as reported in the update to the 19B3 report by the Interstate Oil Compact Commission (IDCC)...
214 Areawide and local effects of tar sands development at the Sunnyside site in Utah: A socioeconomic analysis1984-04The Combined Hydrocarbon Leasing Act of 1982 (Public Law 97-78) provides guidelines for converting federal oil and gas leases to combined hydrocarbon leases in Special Tar Sands Areas (STSAs). The STSAs are designated by the U.S. Department of the Interior as areas that contain substantial deposits ...
215 Arrangement for recovering viscous petroleum from thick tar sand1977-05-03Patent; Viscous oil; Tar sand; Petroleum; Recovering viscous petroleum; Large vertical dimension; Tubular memberAn arrangement is provided for recovering viscous oil from a tar sand formation having a large vertical dimension including a substantially vertical lined shaft extending through the tar sand formation. A first opening is formed in the lower portion of the shaft lining and at least one lateral hole ...
216 ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention 2005 Update2006-03-16ASCRS; ESCRS; Survey; Foldable IOLsThis presentation provides updates on ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention
217 ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention 2005 Update2006-03-16ASCRS; ESCRS; Survey; Foldable IOLsA 2005 presentation with the Intermountain Ocular Research Center of the University of Utah on the complications of IOL removal.
218 ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention 2005 Update2006-03-16ASCRS; ESCRS; Survey; Foldable IOLsThis presentation provides updates on the ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention
219 ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention 2005 Update2006-03-16ASCRS; ESCRS; Survey; Foldable IOLsPresentation in 2005 discussing foldable IOL's in ophthalmology.
220 ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention 2005 Update2006-03-16ASCRS; ESCRS; Survey; Foldable IOLsThis presentation provides updates on ASCRS/ESCRS Survey on Foldable IOLs Requiring Explantation or Secondary Intervention
221 The asphalt and bituminous rock deposits of the United States: Part 1-Director's report and a paper on asphalt and bituminous rock deposits1901asphalt rock deposits; bitumous rock deposits; classification of hydrocarbons; bitumen; hydrocarbonsIn presenting the following account of the asphalt and bituminous rock deposits of the United States, the desire has been to afford a general conception of the nature of the materials discussed, their mode of occurrence, and the stratigraphy and structure of the attendant geology. The information pr...
222 Asphalt from Utah tar sands -- A JWBA project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy1989asphalt; Utah tar sands; JWBA project; asphalt productionJWBA has initiated a project for development of Utah's tar sands for production of specification-grade asphalt. Projected prices and costs strongly indicate economic viability within the market limitations. JWBA has licensed the water extraction technology developed at the University of Utah and has...
223 Asphalt Wash 1 (U086) - Plate 92014Green River Formation; well log; core log; Asphalt Wash 1; plate 9
224 Asphalt Wash 1 XRF depth plots2014Asphalt Wash; depth plots
225 Asphaltene rejection from bitumens via supercritical fluid extraction1993asphaltene rejection; bitumen; supercritical fluid extraction; SFE; asphaltene contentSupercritical fluid extraction (SFE) of bitumen was carried out in a continuous extractor using propane as the solvent at several temperatures and pressures. The asphaltene contents of the residual fractions in the extractor were compared to the asphaltene content of the original bitumen. Asphaltene...
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