13th oil shale symposium proceedings
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FOREWORD * * * For many years the commercial production of shale oil in the United States has been "just around the corner." Perhaps the 13th Oil Shale Symposium will signify the approach of the turn because everything is now favorable for proceeding except for the resistance of the no-growth groups. It is essential that the initial phases of the industry be established to provide answers for many unanswered questions regarding the environmental, economic, social and political impacts of shale oil production at a commercial scale. Although shale oil production costs are site, deposit and process ...