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Oil-shale companies tout research projects

Bloomberg Businessweekly -- A small company that holds a federal lease to extract petroleum from oil shale reserves in western Colorado is taking a new approach to withdrawing crude oil from solid rock -- one that it hopes will avoid groundwater contamination.

The process is "basically the same as steaming vegetables," said Alan Burnham, chief technology officer for Rifle, Colo.-based American Shale Oil LLC.


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Submitted May 23, 2012 By: JOHNNY95206
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cheapchickKY
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Message Posted: May 24, 2012 12:14:29 AM

Intesting, how it works.
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Message Posted: May 23, 2012 10:03:57 PM

Meowmy, that's why 'research' is in the title of the article.
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Meowmy
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Message Posted: May 23, 2012 9:44:48 PM

Hopefully they'll do some testing first to make sure it works.
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Message Posted: May 23, 2012 8:39:44 PM

Hope it works out.
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Message Posted: May 23, 2012 7:02:54 PM

Let;s see what happens & then go from there .......
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Message Posted: May 23, 2012 7:01:51 PM

Hope it works out.
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Message Posted: May 23, 2012 6:13:14 PM

Reaserch and development with private companies. I posted research on this in another thread a few days ago. This is technology that we need, let's hope this is a booming success!

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