Beipiao


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Beipiao

or

Pehpiao

(both: bā-pēou), city (1994 est. pop. 200,700), Liaoning prov., China. It is a coal-mining center. The name sometimes appears as Pei-p'iao.
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Oil shale in Longkou mine has the highest oil content; making about 14%, while Beipiao oil shale has the lowest oil content, which remains below 5%.
Because of low oil content (approximately 5%), the only suitable technology for Beipiao oil shale is Fushun retort technology.
In recent years this situation has improved with large-scale excavations at the site of Kangjiatun ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) near Beipiao City, Liaoning province, which was excavated between 1997 and 2000 (Liaoning 2001); and the Sanzuodian ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) site itself, almost completely excavated between 2005 and 2006 (Neimenggu 2007).
Li's story began seven years ago, in the city of Beipiao when a county road maintenance officer manager driving a three-wheeler struck her husband's motorcycle and killed him.
The site, near the village of Beipiao in Liaoning province in northeastern China was discovered by a local farmer who realized the potential scientific value of a fossil he found, which looked as much like a bird as a dinosaur, and which seemed to have a feathery crest - perhaps some form of primitive feathers or fur.