10th oil shale symposium proceedings
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From the Forward: 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 energy crisis is still with us- -and during one month this year for the first time liquid petroleum imports comprised more than half of the total liquid fuels consumed by the United States--commercialization of shale oil is still an elusive goal. However, a deeper look shows that much has been accomplished. Many man-years of work and many millions of dollars have been ...