TITLE

Shale on Sale

AUTHOR(S)
Barnes, Peter
PUB. DATE
April 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;4/6/74, Vol. 170 Issue 14, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on increase in the demand of oil shales in the U.S. Information that most of the nation's oil shale deposits lie in the Green River Formation at the intersection of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming; Discussion on the process of mining oil out of a hydrocarbon called kerogen; Order given by President Richard Nixon to the Interior Department to begin an oil shale leasing program, last year; Objective of the Department to reach one million production of oil barrels per day.
ACCESSION #
10226320

 

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