shale oil

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shale oil

[′shāl ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Liquid obtained from the destructive distillation of kerogens in oil shale; further processing is needed to convert shale oil into products similar to petroleum oils.
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It can be seen from Table 3 that the order of influence of ultrasonic parameters on the oil shale extraction by CH[Cl.sub.3]-C[S.sub.2] was the following: extraction temperature > extraction time > ultrasonic power > ultrasonic frequency.
Eesti Energia CEO said the agreement was a milestone achievement; hence it would be the first time to use the oil shale extraction technology out of Estonia.
The oil shale extraction process "results in products that are super clean - even cleaner than super-diesel", according to Dan Kish, senior VP for policy at the Institute for Energy Research.
These are the questions waiting for answers in the near future for effective oil shale extraction in Estonia and in similar mining conditions.