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A Discrete Approach for Modeling Thermo-mechanical Phenomena for In-situ Oil Shale Retorting
Rafik Affes*, Alexandre Lapene, Bernard Corre
TOTAL E&P, France
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Advanced Aspects of Environmental Modeling in Oil Shale Basins
Paul Quinn
Colorado School of Mines, USA
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Alternative Approaches for the Reporting of Resource and Reserve Estimates for Oil Shale
Mike Armitage1, Bruce McConachie2, Anna Fardell*1
1SRK Consulting, UK, 2SRK Consulting, Australia
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
An Elastic–plastic Damage Model of Oil Shale under Freeze–thaw Action
Chen Chen*, Youhong Sun, Guijie Zhao, Wei Guo, Qiang Li, Fang Qian
Jilin university, China
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
An Overview of the Cold Extraction Method Applied to Jordan Oil Shale
Musa Resheidat
Jordan University of Science & Technology, 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
Basin-wide Examination of Mineral Occurrences in the Eocene Green River Formation, Piceance Basin, Colorado
Justin Birdwell*, Ronald Johnson, Michael Brownfield
U.S. Geological Survey, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Characteristics of Oil Shale that Affect In-situ Heating with Fluid
Jianzheng Su1, Qiulian Long1, Xianglong Meng*2,1, Yuanping Gao1, Yiwei Wang1, Youping Wang1
1Sinopec Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Institute, China, 2China University of Petroleum,Beijing, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Characterization and Comprehensive Utilization of Egyptian Oil Shale Resources
Mina Shaker*1, Shouhdi Shalaby1, Tarek Elkewidy2
1Faculty of Petroleum and Mining Engineering, Suez University, Egypt, 2American University in Cairo, Egypt
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
Chemical Constitutions of YaoJie Shale Oil in China by Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
Wei Wang, Shuyuan Li, Jili Hou*
China University of Petroleum, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Commissioning an Above Ground Oil Shale Retort in China
Jim Schmidt*1, Fang Han2
1PROCOM Consultants P/L, Australia, 2Fushun Mining Group, China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Comparison of Enefit280 Operation Experience to Design and Dynamic Simulation
Andreas Wirtz*, Andreas Orth, Eugen Weissenburger, Steffen Haus
Outotec, Germany
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Continuous Production of Oil from Oil Shale using a Flow through Apparatus
Mohammad Amer*1,2, Yi Fei1, Marc Marshall1, Roy Jackson1, Alan Chaffee1
1Monash University, Australia, 2Royal Scientific Society, 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
Correcting Modified Fischer Assay Results to Consistent Chemical Yields
Jim Bunger
Red Leaf Resources, Inc., USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Development of Oil Shale In Situ Processing in Maoming Basin in China
Jianzheng Su, Yiwei Wang, Youping Wang*, Xianglong Meng, Qiulian Long, Yuanping Gao
Exploration&production research institute of SINOPEC, China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Enefit American Oil Utah Project Update
Rikki Hrenko-Browning
Enefit American Oil, USA
Monday, October 13, 2014:  2. Status of the Oil Shale Industry Panel Discussion  -  3:00 - 5:00 PM
Evaluation of Well Spacing and Arrangement for In-situ Thermal Treatment of Oil Shale Using HPC Simulation Tools
Michal Hradisky*1,2, Jennifer Spinti1,2, Philip J. Smith1,2
1University of Utah, USA, 2Institute for Clean and Secure Energy, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Dyes Adsorption on Shale Oil Ash
Mohammad Al-Shannag
University of Jordan, 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
Fundamentals of Oil Shale Upgrading
Hans Luik*, Lea Luik, Galina Sharayeva, Julia Krasulina, Ille Johannes, Kristjan Kruusement
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Future Usage Options for Areas Developed by Oil Shale Industry
Tõnis Meriste
Eesti Energia AS, 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
Gas Containment and Water Exclusion Testing
Dan Seely*2, Jim Bunger1, Jim Patten1, Jerry Wiser1, Samuel Lethier1
1Red Leaf Resources, Inc., USA, 2IGES, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Geologic Aspects of the Tarfaya and Timahdit Basins, Morocco
Paul Quinn1, Zouhair Taleb*2
1Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2University of Hassan, Morocco
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Heat efficiency gains for EcoshaleTM
Olivier Garnier*1, Clement Moreau1, Pierre Allix1, Jim Patten2, James Bunger2
1Total S.A., France, 2Red Leaf Inc., USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
History of Oil Shale in the Western US: The Colorado-Utah Oil Shale Company
Gary Dorst*, William Trainor
Colorado-Utah Oil Shale Company, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Hot and Cold Compression Testing of the EcoshaleTM Process to Predict Behavior during Construction and Retorting
Jerry Wiser*1, Jim Bunger1, Jim Patter1, Samuel Lethier1, Françoise Behar4, Olivier Garnier4, Pierre Allix3
1Red Leaf Resources, USA, 2IGES, USA, 3Total SA, France, 4Total SA, France
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Hydrogeochemical Evaluation of the Green River and Uinta Formation of the Piceance Creek Basin, Northwestern Colorado
Megan Masterson-Radtke
Portland State University, USA
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Hydrology Baseline Study in the Southeastern Uinta Basin – A Summary of Enefit American Oil’s Program to Inform Project Planning and Permitting
Ryan Clerico
Enefit American Oil, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Impact of Semicoke Utilization and Heat Recovery on Technology Selection
Jimmy Jia*1,2, Jim Schmidt1
1PROCOM, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Australia
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Industry Re-assesses Water Requirements
Glenn Vawter*, Roger Day, Tom Fowler
National Oil Shale Association, USA
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM
Initial Pyrolysis Mechanism of Oil Shale Kerogen with Reactive Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Jin-Hui Zhan*, Xiaoxing Liu, Guangwen Xu
Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
In-Place Oil Shale Resources of the Mahogany zone Sorted by Grade, Overburden Thickness and Stripping Ratio in the Piceance and Uinta Basins
Justin Birdwell*, Tracey Mercier, Ronald Johnson, Michael Brownfield
U.S. Geological Survey, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
In-situ Hydrocarbons Production from Oil Shale Resources in Qusier - Safaga District, Egypt: Developing Techniques
Mina Shaker*1, Shouhdi Shalaby1, Tarek Elkewidy2
1Faculty of Petroleum and Mining Engineering, Suez University, Egypt, 2American University in Cairo, Egypt
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
In-Situ Oil Shale Processing Using Geothermic Fuel Cells
Neal Sullivan*1, Robert Braun1, Buddy Haun1, Mark Daubenspeck1, Gladys Anyenya1, Joseph Bonadies2, Bernhard Fischer2, Adam Wright2, Mark Wall3, Alan Forbes3, Marshall Savage3
1Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2Delphi Powertrain Systems, USA, 3IEP Technologies, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Jordan Oil Shale Company Production Pilot: Jordan Field Experiment
Mariela Araujo1, Tom Fowler1, Jack Emmen*1, Thomas Meijssen2
1Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., USA, 2Jordan Oil shale Company B.V., Jordan
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Jordan’s Oil Shale Development Current Status
Hazem Al-Ramini
Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, Jordan
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
Laboratory Studies on oil shale fly ash for use in embankment
Keyan Zheng*1, Haifeng Zou1, Xuechun Xu2, Ye Sheng1
1Chemistry, China, 2Geoscience, China
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
Wei Wang, Shuyuan Li, Jialin Qian, Jili Hou*
China University of Petroleum, China
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
Lowering the Environmental Impact of the Oil Shale Industry
Tõnis Meriste
Eesti Energia AS, Estonia
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Making Oil Shale the Fossil Fuel with the Lowest Greenhouse Impact per Liter of Diesel or Gasoline while Improving Economics
Charles Forsberg*, Daniel Curtis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  15. Alternative Methods and Panel  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Mass Transfer Characteristics Study of Sub-critical Water Extraction of Kerogen from Oil Shale Lumps
Sunhua Deng, Youhong Sun*, Hongyan Wang, Wei Guo, Chen Chen
Jilin university, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Mechanical Modelling of RedLeaf Resources EcoShaleTM Containment Structure
Sean Hinchenberger*1, Majiid Maleki6, Greg Qu1, Jim Patten2, Dan Seely3, Samuel Lethier2, Pierre Allix4, Olivier Garnier5
1Hatch, Canada, 2Red Leaf Resources, USA, 3IGES, USA, 4Total SA, France, 5Total SA, France, 6Hatch, Canada
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Metallogenic characteristics of oil shale in the Mesozoic fault basin group in North Hebei, China
Renxing Lou*1, Qingshui Dong1,2, Zhaojun Liu1,2, Changli Liu1
1Jilin University, China, 2Oil shale Laboratory Center, China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Mineralogy of the Green River Formation, Wyoming: Parallels between Lake Gosiute and Lake Uinta
Jeremy Boak*1, Glenn Mason2
1Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2Indiana University Southeast, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Modeling Oil Shale Pyrolysis using the Chemical Percolation Devolatilization Model
Ronald Pugmire1, Daniel Barfuss2, Thomas Fletcher*2
1University of Utah, USA, 2Brigham Young University, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Modeling the electrical conductivity of Green River oil shale
Michael W. Lin*1, William A. Symington1, Federico G. Gallo1, Jesse D. Yeakel1, Pietro Valsecchi1, Matt Spiecker1, Cliff C. Walters2, Chris E. Kliewer2, Michelle Tolleson1, David Koenig1, Glen Otten1
1ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, USA, 2ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
New Microorganism Surface Oil Shale Process
Ray Wallage
American Energy Technologies, Inc., USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  15. Alternative Methods and Panel  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Numerical Simulation on Heating Technology for Oil Shale In-situ Pyrolysis by Fracturing-nitrogen Injection Combination
Jiang Pengfei*, Sun Youhong, Guo Wei, Li Qiang
Jilin University, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Optimizing oil yield in a solid heat carrier process
Richard Sherritt*, Hermann Sieger, Taavi Lauringson
Enefit Outotec Technology, Germany
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Panel To Promote Nuclear Energy To Process Oil Shale
Dwight Zwick1,2
1University of North Dakota, USA, 2Harvard Business School, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  15. Alternative Methods and Panel  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Piceance Basin Colorado: Some Conflicts in Multi-resource Development
Glen Miller
Self, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Preparation and Application of Na-A Zeolite based on Oil Shale Ash
Ye Sheng*1, Haifeng Zou1, Xuechun Xu2, Keyan Zheng1
1Chemistry, China, 2Geoscience, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Preparation of Red and Green Phosphors with White Carbon Black Extracted from Oil Shale Ash
Hui Zhang*, Yanhua Song, Bo Yuan, Ye Sheng, Keyan Zheng, Xuechun Xu, Haifeng Zou
Jilin University, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Preserving Nature’s Values in Oil-shale Mine Ecosystems in Estonia
Margus Pensa
Tallinn Technical University, Virumaa College, Oil Shale Competence Centre, 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
Production Kinetics of the Red Leaf In-Capsule Retort
Jim Bunger*1, Tom Plikas2
1Red Leaf Resources, Inc., USA, 2Hatch, Inc., Canada
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Progress in China - Fushun ATP Project Update
Steven Odut*, John Barge, Lucas Rojek
UMATAC Industrial Processes, Canada
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Progress on AMSO’s In-Situ Retorting Process
Leonard Switzer*1, Vincent Saubestre1,2, Roger Day1, Alan Burnham1, Olivier Garnier3
1American Shale Oil, LLC, USA, 2Total S. A., USA, 3Total S. A., France
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM
Red Leaf Resources Utah Project status update
Adolph Lechtenberger
Red Leaf Resources, USA
Monday, October 13, 2014:  2. Status of the Oil Shale Industry Panel Discussion  -  3:00 - 5:00 PM
Release and Distribution of Sulphur in Non-condensable Gas and Semi-coke during oil shale retorting
Hong Qin*1, Qing Wang1, Hongpeng Liu1, Mingshu Chi1, Lidong Zhang1, Chunxia Jia1, Jingru Bai1, Bin Liu2
1Northeast Dianli University, China, 2Xing An Meng KEJIE Energy Co. Ltd, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Research on the Thermal Stability of a Solid Modified Resorcinol-alkylresorcinol-formaldehyde Resin
Ana Jurkeviciute*, Larissa Grigorieva
Tallinn University of Technology Virumaa College, 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
Self-pyrolysis Process of Oil Shale Triggered by Topo-chemical Heat
You-hong Sun, Qiang Li*, Wei Guo, Chen Chen
construction engineering college,jilin university, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Shale Oil Upgrading: Process Flexibility to Adapt to Feed Properties and Product Specifications
David Lindsay*, Gary Brierley
UOP, A Honeywell Co., USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
So You Think You Own an Oil Shale Claim: A Journey Through Shale Country’s Legal Landscape
Jason Hanson*, Ryan Rebhan
Center of the American West at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Status and plans for the U. S. Department of Interior program for development of oil shale and oil sands
Mitchell Leverette
U. S. Bureau of Land Management, USA
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM
Status of the Oil Shale Industry, Late 2014
Jeremy Boak
Colorado School of Mines, USA
Monday, October 13, 2014:  2. Status of the Oil Shale Industry Panel Discussion  -  3:00 - 5:00 PM
Status Update on the Enefit280 Shale Oil Production Plant in Estonia
Indrek Aarna
Eesti Energia AS, Estonia
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  16. Closing Plenary and International Updates  -  3:10-5:00 PM
Study on Rare Earth Elements and Main Elements in Oil Shale Samples, Nongan, Jilin Province
Guijuan Ji*, Na Guo, Yimai Liang
Jilin University, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Supporting Red Leaf Resources Licensees: Technical and Licensing Needs and Available Resources
Alex Bocock*, Jim Patten, Jim Bunger, Jerry Wiser
Red Leaf Resources, Inc., USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Surface Retorts GHG Emissions Comparison
Olivier Garnier*1, Marie Gidas2
1Total, France, 2Environmental Consulting, France
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  8. Environmental Management  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Technical Basis for the Red Leaf Resources Oil Shale Process Design
Jim Patten*1, Jim Bunger1, Tom Plikas2, Hamid Ghorbani2, Dan Seely3, Pierre Allix4, Olivier Garnier5
1Red Leaf Resources, Inc, USA, 2Hatch Inc., Canada, 3GTES, USA, 4Total SA, France, 5Total SA, France
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  RedLeaf Resources Update  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Technical Due Diligence on Oil Shale Mining Projects
Sergei Sabanov
SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd, UK
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  10. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
The New Paraho II Performance Standards
Larry Lukens, Justin Bilyeu*
Shale Tech International Services LLC, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  5. Surface Processing 1  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
The Possibility of Extracting Oil Shale Organic Matter During the Bitumen Generation Stage
Mihhail Fomitsov*1, Hans Luik1
1Oil Shale Competence Centre, Estonia, 2Tallinn University of Technology, 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
The Study of Aerogel Properties Derived from Oil Shale Phenols
Olga Pihl*, Mihkel Koel
Tallinn University of Technology, 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
The Technology for Extracting Alumina and Silica from Oil Shale Ash
Shucai Gan*, Linlin Li, Xuechun Xu
Jilin University, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
The View From Out There: Public Perceptions of Oil Shale
Jason Hanson
Center of the American West at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  9. Public Perception Panel Discussion  -  3:10-5:00 PM
Theoretical and Experimental Research of Oil Shale In-situ Pyrolysis by High Voltage-power Frequency Electrical Heating Method
Yang Yang, Youhong Sun*, Wei Guo, Qiang Li, Chen Chen
Jilin university, China
Poster Session, Tuesday - Wednesday, October 14-15, 2014:  Poster Session  -  Tuesday 8:00 AM-7:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Thermal Stability of Propane and its Suitability as a Heat Transfer Fluid
Alan Burnham*1, Gregory Turk1, James McConaghy2, Leonard Switzer1
1American Shale Oil, LLC, USA, 2Antero Engineering, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  6. In-situ Processing  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
Thermodynamics Study of Hydrocarbon Gas Generation from Pyrolysis of Oil Shale
Zaid Al-Anber
Al-Balqa Applied University, 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
Transport Phenomena, Kinetics, and Equilibrium Considerations in the EcoshaleTM Capsule and Resulting Impact on the Production Rates and Composition of Oil and Gas
Tom Plikas*1, Umesh Shah1, Amreen Khera1, Jim Bunger2, Samuel Lethier2, Françoise Behar4, Olivier Garnier4, Pierre Allix3
1Hatch, Canada, 2Red Leaf Resources, USA, 3Total SA, France, 4Total SA, France
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  14. Process Modeling 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Upscaling of mass and heat transfer properties for large, realistic, computer generated porous media - Application to Ecoshale In-Capsule Technology
Romain Guibert1, Iryna Malinouskaya2, Alexandre Lapene*2, Bernard Corre2, Gerald Debenest1, Michel Quintard1,3
1Université de Toulouse ; INPT, UPS ; IMFT (Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse), France, 2TOTAL, France, 3CNRS ; IMFT, France
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  3. Process Modeling 1  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Using Design of Experiments in Pilot Plant Work
Ronald Stites
Stites & Associates, LLC, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  11. Colorado Oil Shale Issues  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Utilization of Crude Shale Oil in Medium and Heavy Industries and Industrial Zones in Jordan
Ghussaina Al Hilu
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, 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
Utilization of Pyrolysis Gas for Power Production in Enefit Oil Production Units
Renee Joost*2, Victor Nikitin2, Jevgeni Kaev2, Luca Mancuso1, Inida Papa1
1Foster Wheeler Italiana, Italy, 2Eesti Energia AS/Enefit, Estonia
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  7. Surface Processing 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
Variability in the Mahogany zone Oil Shale near Enefit American Oil’s Utah project
Benjamin France
Enefit American Oil, USA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  4. Geology & Resource Characterization  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
Visualization Of Oil Shale Pyrolysis Using X-ray Computed Tomography
Guenther Glatz*, Louis Castanier, Anthony Kovscek
Stanford University, USA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  13. Applied Geochemistry  -  10:10 - 11:25 AM
We do it for Living - Oil Shale Success Story
Jaanus Purga
Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG), Estonia
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
Jeremy Boak*1, David Argyle2
1Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2London Investment Partners, UK
Monday, October 13, 2014:  1. Opening Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  1:00 - 2:35 PM