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Aarna, Indrek
Eesti Energia AS, Estonia
Status Update on the Enefit280 Shale Oil Production Plant in Estonia
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
 

Affes, Rafik
TOTAL E&P, France
A Discrete Approach for Modeling Thermo-mechanical Phenomena for In-situ Oil Shale Retorting
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Al Hilu, Ghussaina
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jordan
Utilization of Crude Shale Oil in Medium and Heavy Industries and Industrial Zones in Jordan
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Al-Anber, Zaid
Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan
Thermodynamics Study of Hydrocarbon Gas Generation from Pyrolysis of Oil Shale
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Al-Ramini, Hazem
Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, Jordan
Jordan’s Oil Shale Development Current Status
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
 

Al-Shannag, Mohammad
University of Jordan, Jordan
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Dyes Adsorption on Shale Oil Ash
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Amer, Mohammad
Monash University, Australia
Continuous Production of Oil from Oil Shale using a Flow through Apparatus
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Bilyeu, Justin
Shale Tech International Services LLC, USA
The New Paraho II Performance Standards
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Birdwell, Justin
U.S. Geological Survey, USA
Basin-wide Examination of Mineral Occurrences in the Eocene Green River Formation, Piceance Basin, Colorado
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 
In-Place Oil Shale Resources of the Mahogany zone Sorted by Grade, Overburden Thickness and Stripping Ratio in the Piceance and Uinta Basins
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Boak, Jeremy
Colorado School of Mines, USA
Mineralogy of the Green River Formation, Wyoming: Parallels between Lake Gosiute and Lake Uinta
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 
Status of the Oil Shale Industry, Late 2014
Monday, October 13, 2014:  2. Status of the Oil Shale Industry Panel Discussion  -  3:00 - 5:00 PM
 
Welcome to the 34th Oil Shale Symposium and Introduction to the International Oil Shale Association
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM
 

Bocock, Alex
Red Leaf Resources, Inc., USA
Supporting Red Leaf Resources Licensees: Technical and Licensing Needs and Available Resources
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Bunger, Jim
Red Leaf Resources, Inc., USA
Correcting Modified Fischer Assay Results to Consistent Chemical Yields
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 
Production Kinetics of the Red Leaf In-Capsule Retort
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Burnham, Alan
American Shale Oil, LLC, USA
Thermal Stability of Propane and its Suitability as a Heat Transfer Fluid
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Chen, Chen
Jilin university, China
An Elastic–plastic Damage Model of Oil Shale under Freeze–thaw Action
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Clerico, Ryan
Enefit American Oil, USA
Hydrology Baseline Study in the Southeastern Uinta Basin – A Summary of Enefit American Oil’s Program to Inform Project Planning and Permitting
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Dorst, Gary
Colorado-Utah Oil Shale Company, USA
History of Oil Shale in the Western US: The Colorado-Utah Oil Shale Company
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Emmen, Jack
Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., USA
Jordan Oil Shale Company Production Pilot: Jordan Field Experiment
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Fardell, Anna
SRK Consulting, UK
Alternative Approaches for the Reporting of Resource and Reserve Estimates for Oil Shale
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Fletcher, Thomas
Brigham Young University, USA
Modeling Oil Shale Pyrolysis using the Chemical Percolation Devolatilization Model
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Fomitsov, Mihhail
Oil Shale Competence Centre, Estonia
The Possibility of Extracting Oil Shale Organic Matter During the Bitumen Generation Stage
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Forsberg, Charles
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Making Oil Shale the Fossil Fuel with the Lowest Greenhouse Impact per Liter of Diesel or Gasoline while Improving Economics
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  15. Alternative Methods and Panel  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

France, Benjamin
Enefit American Oil, USA
Variability in the Mahogany zone Oil Shale near Enefit American Oil’s Utah project
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Gan, Shucai
Jilin University, China
The Technology for Extracting Alumina and Silica from Oil Shale Ash
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Garnier, Olivier
Total S.A., France
Heat efficiency gains for EcoshaleTM
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 
Surface Retorts GHG Emissions Comparison
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Glatz, Guenther
Stanford University, USA
Visualization Of Oil Shale Pyrolysis Using X-ray Computed Tomography
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Hanson, Jason
Center of the American West at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA
So You Think You Own an Oil Shale Claim: A Journey Through Shale Country’s Legal Landscape
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 
The View From Out There: Public Perceptions of Oil Shale
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  9. Public Perception Panel Discussion  -  3:10-5:00 PM
 

Hinchenberger, Sean
Hatch, Canada
Mechanical Modelling of RedLeaf Resources EcoShaleTM Containment Structure
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Hou, Jili
China University of Petroleum, China
Chemical Constitutions of YaoJie Shale Oil in China by Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 
Latest Advances of Oil Shale Development in China
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
 

Hradisky, Michal
University of Utah, USA
Evaluation of Well Spacing and Arrangement for In-situ Thermal Treatment of Oil Shale Using HPC Simulation Tools
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Hrenko-Browning, Rikki
Enefit American Oil, USA
Enefit American Oil Utah Project Update
Monday, October 13, 2014:  2. Status of the Oil Shale Industry Panel Discussion  -  3:00 - 5:00 PM
 

Jia, Jimmy
PROCOM, Australia
Impact of Semicoke Utilization and Heat Recovery on Technology Selection
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Ji, Guijuan
Jilin University, China
Study on Rare Earth Elements and Main Elements in Oil Shale Samples, Nongan, Jilin Province
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Joost, Renee
Eesti Energia AS/Enefit, Estonia
Utilization of Pyrolysis Gas for Power Production in Enefit Oil Production Units
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Jurkeviciute, Ana
Tallinn University of Technology Virumaa College, Estonia
Research on the Thermal Stability of a Solid Modified Resorcinol-alkylresorcinol-formaldehyde Resin
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Lapene, Alexandre
TOTAL, France
Upscaling of mass and heat transfer properties for large, realistic, computer generated porous media - Application to Ecoshale In-Capsule Technology
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Lechtenberger, Adolph
Red Leaf Resources, USA
Red Leaf Resources Utah Project status update
Monday, October 13, 2014:  2. Status of the Oil Shale Industry Panel Discussion  -  3:00 - 5:00 PM
 

Leverette, Mitchell
U. S. Bureau of Land Management, USA
Status and plans for the U. S. Department of Interior program for development of oil shale and oil sands
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM
 

Lindsay, David
UOP, A Honeywell Co., USA
Shale Oil Upgrading: Process Flexibility to Adapt to Feed Properties and Product Specifications
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Lin, Michael W.
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, USA
Modeling the electrical conductivity of Green River oil shale
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Li, Qiang
construction engineering college,jilin university, China
Self-pyrolysis Process of Oil Shale Triggered by Topo-chemical Heat
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Lou, Renxing
Jilin University, China
Metallogenic characteristics of oil shale in the Mesozoic fault basin group in North Hebei, China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Luik, Hans
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Fundamentals of Oil Shale Upgrading
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Masterson-Radtke, Megan
Portland State University, USA
Hydrogeochemical Evaluation of the Green River and Uinta Formation of the Piceance Creek Basin, Northwestern Colorado
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Meng, Xianglong
China University of Petroleum,Beijing, China
Characteristics of Oil Shale that Affect In-situ Heating with Fluid
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Meriste, Tõnis
Eesti Energia AS, Estonia
Future Usage Options for Areas Developed by Oil Shale Industry
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 
Lowering the Environmental Impact of the Oil Shale Industry
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Miller, Glen
Self, USA
Piceance Basin Colorado: Some Conflicts in Multi-resource Development
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Odut, Steven
UMATAC Industrial Processes, Canada
Progress in China - Fushun ATP Project Update
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Patten, Jim
Red Leaf Resources, Inc, USA
Technical Basis for the Red Leaf Resources Oil Shale Process Design
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Pengfei, Jiang
Jilin University, China
Numerical Simulation on Heating Technology for Oil Shale In-situ Pyrolysis by Fracturing-nitrogen Injection Combination
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Pensa, Margus
Tallinn Technical University, Virumaa College, Oil Shale Competence Centre, Estonia
Preserving Nature’s Values in Oil-shale Mine Ecosystems in Estonia
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Pihl, Olga
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
The Study of Aerogel Properties Derived from Oil Shale Phenols
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Plikas, Tom
Hatch, Canada
Transport Phenomena, Kinetics, and Equilibrium Considerations in the EcoshaleTM Capsule and Resulting Impact on the Production Rates and Composition of Oil and Gas
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Purga, Jaanus
Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG), Estonia
We do it for Living - Oil Shale Success Story
Monday, October 13, 2014:  2. Status of the Oil Shale Industry Panel Discussion  -  3:00 - 5:00 PM
 

Qin, Hong
Northeast Dianli University, China
Release and Distribution of Sulphur in Non-condensable Gas and Semi-coke during oil shale retorting
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Quinn, Paul
Colorado School of Mines, USA
Advanced Aspects of Environmental Modeling in Oil Shale Basins
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Resheidat, Musa
Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan
An Overview of the Cold Extraction Method Applied to Jordan Oil Shale
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Sabanov, Sergei
SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd, UK
Technical Due Diligence on Oil Shale Mining Projects
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Schmidt, Jim
PROCOM Consultants P/L, Australia
Commissioning an Above Ground Oil Shale Retort in China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Seely, Dan
IGES, USA
Gas Containment and Water Exclusion Testing
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Shaker, Mina
Faculty of Petroleum and Mining Engineering, Suez University, Egypt
Characterization and Comprehensive Utilization of Egyptian Oil Shale Resources
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
 
In-situ Hydrocarbons Production from Oil Shale Resources in Qusier - Safaga District, Egypt: Developing Techniques
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Sheng, Ye
Chemistry, China
Preparation and Application of Na-A Zeolite based on Oil Shale Ash
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Sherritt, Richard
Enefit Outotec Technology, Germany
Optimizing oil yield in a solid heat carrier process
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Stites, Ronald
Stites & Associates, LLC, USA
Using Design of Experiments in Pilot Plant Work
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Sullivan, Neal
Colorado School of Mines, USA
In-Situ Oil Shale Processing Using Geothermic Fuel Cells
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Sun, Youhong
Jilin university, China
Mass Transfer Characteristics Study of Sub-critical Water Extraction of Kerogen from Oil Shale Lumps
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 
Theoretical and Experimental Research of Oil Shale In-situ Pyrolysis by High Voltage-power Frequency Electrical Heating Method
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Switzer, Leonard
American Shale Oil, LLC, USA
Progress on AMSO’s In-Situ Retorting Process
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM
 

Taleb, Zouhair
University of Hassan, Morocco
Geologic Aspects of the Tarfaya and Timahdit Basins, Morocco
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Vawter, Glenn
National Oil Shale Association, USA
Industry Re-assesses Water Requirements
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM
 

Wallage, Ray
American Energy Technologies, Inc., USA
New Microorganism Surface Oil Shale Process
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  15. Alternative Methods and Panel  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Wang, Youping
Exploration&production research institute of SINOPEC, China
Development of Oil Shale In Situ Processing in Maoming Basin in China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Wirtz, Andreas
Outotec, Germany
Comparison of Enefit280 Operation Experience to Design and Dynamic Simulation
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Wiser, Jerry
Red Leaf Resources, USA
Hot and Cold Compression Testing of the EcoshaleTM Process to Predict Behavior during Construction and Retorting
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
 

Zhang, Hui
Jilin University, China
Preparation of Red and Green Phosphors with White Carbon Black Extracted from Oil Shale Ash
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Zhan, Jin-Hui
Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Initial Pyrolysis Mechanism of Oil Shale Kerogen with Reactive Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Zheng, Keyan
Chemistry, China
Laboratory Studies on oil shale fly ash for use in embankment
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
 

Zwick, Dwight
University of North Dakota, USA
Panel To Promote Nuclear Energy To Process Oil Shale
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  15. Alternative Methods and Panel  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM