• Geology
  • Published 1981

Oil shale mining - present and future

  title={Oil shale mining - present and future},
  author={R. B. Crookston and Dennis A. Weiss},
This study presents the status and mining method chosen by each of the active underground oil shale projects in the US today. Potential improvements in equipment and methods on the near-term horizon are discussed. The problems and potentials that lie in the long-term future of oil shale mining are examined in light of the demands which must be met by this developing technology. 21 references.