20th oil shale symposium proceedings
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Dr. James H. Gary, EditorFrom the Foreword: The Twentieth Oil Shale Symposium was held at a time when activity in the oil shale field was at a low point because of a drop in world crude oil prices and a perception that the United States had an adequate and safe source of liquid fuels from the western hemisphere. It is interesting that the Foreword from the Proceedings of the Tenth Oil Shale Symposium begins "The Tenth Oil Shale Symposium was held 13 years after the first of this series, and, at first glance, commercial production of oil from shale appears to be no closer to reality than it did in 1964. Even though the ...