Synthetic Fuels : Alternate Energy Sources for the 21st Century
This paper outlined the available global distributions, production data, research frontiers, and current research organizations involved in oil sands, heavy oil, coal, and oil shale production. The review was conducted to educate the public about unconventional energy sources and the need to develop environmentally sustainable technologies and policies for their extraction. Results of the review suggested that unconventional resources may flourish as a major reserve in the future. Major resources considered to replace oil were oil sands, heavy oil, coal, and shales.
S. Frimpong and Y. Li, "Synthetic Fuels : Alternate Energy Sources for the 21st Century," 2007 CIM Conference and Exhibition: Energy and Mines, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum, Jul 2007.
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Fuel Substitution; Global Analysis; Oil Sand Deposits; Petroleum Deposits; Resource Assessment; Shale Oil; Synthetic Fuels; Viscosity
Article - Conference proceedings
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01 Jul 2007