Quarterly of the Colorado School of Mines v. 17 no. 3 : Commercial oil shale - what is it?
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A legal contest: Articles on oil shale that have been written thus far may be divided into three classes. A. Technical articles devoted chiefly to the chemistry of retorting and refining; b. Informative articles devoted to a survey of the progress that is being made; and c. Propaganda to sell stock. In the early stages of any new industrial enterprise of wide scope, errors of judgment are sure to be made, fake promotions will inevitably appear, and misstatements become current. Rarely does it happen that opportunity is given to secure data submitted virtually to a court of justice, given by ...