GEO ExPro

Oil Shale - an alternative energy resource?

Shale oil represents a vast resource of energy. The cost of extracting the oil and the environmental consequences, however, seem to inhibit economic exploitation in the near future.
This article appeared in Vol. 1, No. 3 - 2004

Advertisement

Please Click Here for the Article PDF

Advertisement

Related Articles

Global Resource Management Worldwide

Forget Peak Oil

The question is not when we run out of oil, but when we are no longer able to increase our total energy output. In the meantime, like it or not, we will have to rely on the coal industry.

Global Resource Management Europe

Where Giants Roam

Offshore Norway, exploration activity over the last couple of years has reached record-breaking levels, leading to many discoveries, but few of any size. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, however, believes that large discoveries can still be made in areas of the shelf that have not been extensively explored.