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Aarna, Indrek
Eesti Energia, Estonia
Status Update of Enefit Activities in Estonia
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  11. International Updates 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Al-Ayed, Omar
Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan
Analysis of Retorted Water Produced from Partial Combustion of Sultani Oil Shale
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  8. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Alembath, Anand
Missouri University of Science and Technolgy, USA
Optimizing reactor parameters to achieve higher process pield in an ex-situ oil shale process
Monday, October 5, 2015:  4. Surface Processing  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Al-Ramini, Hazem
Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, Jordan
Jordan’s oil shale development projects: Current status & way forward
Monday, October 5, 2015:  6. International Updates 1  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Andrews, John
State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, USA
Comments from the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) on Oil Shale Development in Utah
Monday, October 5, 2015:  1. Opening Plenary  -  8:00 - 9:30 AM
 

Birdwell, Justin
U.S. Geological Survey, USA
Comparison of Mineral Occurrences in the Piceance and Uinta Basins of the Eocene Green River Formation
Monday, October 5, 2015:  5. Chemistry and Geochemistry  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Boak, Jeremy
University of Oklahoma, USA
Status of the Oil Shale Industry in 2015
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  12. Closing Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Boak, Jerry
Oklahoma Geological Survey, USA
Welcome to the 35th Oil Shale Symposium and Remembrance of Jim Gary
Monday, October 5, 2015:  1. Opening Plenary  -  8:00 - 9:30 AM
 

Bocock, Alex
Red Leaf Resources, USA
Red Leaf Resources licensing program
Monday, October 5, 2015:  6. International Updates 1  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Bunger, James
Red Leaf Resources, USA
Relationship between particle size distribution and void fraction in rubblized oil shale beds
Monday, October 5, 2015:  3. Modeling  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Burnham, Alan
Stanford University, USA
A Simple Kinetic Model of Oil Generation, Vaporization, and Degradation
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  9. Pyrolysis  -  10:10 - 11:50 AM
 
Occurrence of Rare Earths in Green River Oil Shale
Monday, October 5, 2015:  5. Chemistry and Geochemistry  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 
Qualification of high-power-density mineral-insulated electric heater cables
Monday, October 5, 2015:  2. In-situ Processing  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Castelletto, Nicola
Stanford University, USA
Thermo-hydro-mechanics of Oil Shale within the AD-GPRS Simulator Framework
Monday, October 5, 2015:  3. Modeling  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Chabal, Eric
Red Leaf Resources, Inc, secoded from Total, USA
Direct convective heating with recycled pyrolysis gasses in the Ecoshale process and potential implications for design, construction, and production efficiencies
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  9. Pyrolysis  -  10:10 - 11:50 AM
 

Clerico, Ryan
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Hydrologic Characterization of the Southeastern Extent of the Birds-nest Aquifer, Uintah County, Utah
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  7. Geology and Stratigraphy  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Compton, Mark
Utah Mining Association, USA
Perspectives in Energy Development: Utah Oil Sands
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  10. Panel Discussions  -  10:10 - 11:50 AM
 

Cox, Spencer
State of Utah, USA
Lt. Governor's Welcome to Utah
Monday, October 5, 2015:  1. Opening Plenary  -  8:00 - 9:30 AM
 

Fletcher, Thomas H.
Brigham Young University, USA
The CHESS Process: Environment Friendly, Low Cost Shale Oil Recovery
Monday, October 5, 2015:  4. Surface Processing  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 
Using 13-C NMR Chemical Structure Data to Model Oil Shale Pyrolysis for Green River and Estonian Oil Shale
Monday, October 5, 2015:  5. Chemistry and Geochemistry  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Fowler, Tom
Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., USA, USA
Jordan Oil Shale Company Production Pilot: Jordan Field Experiment – 2015 Update
Monday, October 5, 2015:  6. International Updates 1  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Gao, Yuanping
Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Institute of SINOPEC, China
Research and Application of Technology to Improve the Permeability of Maoming Oil Shale in China
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Glatz, Guenther
Stanford University, USA
Visualization Of Porosity Evolution Of Oil-Shale Pyrolysis Using X-ray Computed Tomography
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  9. Pyrolysis  -  10:10 - 11:50 AM
 

Grounds, Preston
Highland Light Management, USA
Recovery of Oil and Gas from Oil Shale through In Situ Pyrolysis Using Radio Frequency Heating
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Haberg, Miles
Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife Resources, Habitat Program, USA
Deer and Elk Habitat Improvement Research Program at Red Leaf Resources Seep Ridge Site
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  8. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

He, Li
College of Construction Engineering, Jilin University, China
The change of the permeability of oil shale during the extraction by sub-critical water
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Hrenko-Browning, Rikki
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Enefit American Oil Utah Project Update
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  12. Closing Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Jiang, Pengfei
Construction Engineering College,Jilin University, China
Study of pyrolysis technology of Nong’an oil shale in-situ process and the numerical simulation
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Johnson, Ronald
U.S. Geological Survey, USA
Evolution of the lower Tertiary Elko Formation, an oil shale and potential petroleum resource play in northeastern Nevada
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  7. Geology and Stratigraphy  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Kara Gulbay, Reyhan
Karadeniz Technical University Department of Geological Engineering, Turkey
Geological and organic geochemical investigation of newly discovered Eskisehir-Alpu Basin (Turkey) bituminous marls
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  7. Geology and Stratigraphy  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Lechtenberger, Adolph
Red Leaf Resources Inc., USA
Red Leaf Resources acceleration of improvements for Ecoshale technology
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  12. Closing Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Limerick, Patty
Center of the American West, University of Colorado, USA
The oil shale industry's fortunes in an era of dramatic – and puzzling! – change
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  12. Closing Plenary and U.S. Updates  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Liu, Huanan
JiLin University, China
Finite Element Analysis Of Cryogenic Liquid Temperature And Flow Rate On The Underground Temperature Field
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Ma, Yue
China University of Petroleum-Beijing, China
New Development of Chinese oil shale activities
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  11. International Updates 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Mehmani, Yashar
Stanford University, USA
Multiscale Characterization of Geological Properties of Green River Oil Shale
Monday, October 5, 2015:  5. Chemistry and Geochemistry  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Miller, Glen
None, USA
Some potential long-term effects of oil and gas development on water and oil shale resources, Piceance Basin, Colorado
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  8. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Nelson, Laura
Governor's Office of Energy Development, USA
Welcome to Salt Lake City
Monday, October 5, 2015:  1. Opening Plenary  -  8:00 - 9:30 AM
 

Odut, Steven
UMATAC Industrial Processes, Canada
Value Added Processing
Monday, October 5, 2015:  4. Surface Processing  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Parsons, John
QER Pty Ltd, Australia
Gladstone New Fuels Project: Update of status and progress
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  11. International Updates 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Patten, James
Red Leaf Resources Inc., USA
Design, construction, process, and production efficiency implications of shale bed void fraction for the Red leaf Resources Ecoshale Process
Monday, October 5, 2015:  4. Surface Processing  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Payrazyan, Karen
Irati Energy, Canada
Irati Energy development of the oil shale resources near Curitiba, Brazil
Monday, October 5, 2015:  6. International Updates 1  -  3:10 - 4:50 PM
 

Plikas, Tom
Hatch Ltd, Canada
Effects of porous media characteristics on heat transfer phenomena in rubblized shale beds
Monday, October 5, 2015:  3. Modeling  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Purga, Jaanus
VKG, Estonia
Start-Up and Operating Experience of the 3 Petroter Oil Shale Processing Plants in 2010-2015
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  11. International Updates 2  -  1:00 - 2:40 PM
 

Quinn, Paul G
Ambet, USA
Aspects Of Groundwater Flow And 3D Geologic Models In The Oil Shale Basins, Jordan
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 
Aspects Of Groundwater Flow And 3D Geologic Models In The Tarfaya Basin, Morroco
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 
Geophysical alterations and groundwater flow implications of in situ and ex situ conversion of oil shale in the Piceance Basin, Colorado, with applications for other oil shale basins via groundwater and 3D geologic computer models
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Reiling, Vincent
American Shale Oil, LLC, USA
Surface Qualification System for Downhole Heaters
Monday, October 5, 2015:  2. In-situ Processing  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Resheidat, Musa
JUST, Jordan
An Overview of the Cold Extraction Method Applied to Jordan Oil Shale
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Ryan, Gall
University of Utah, USA
Sedimentology and stratigraphy of the Douglas Creek Member in the Green River Formation, Main Canyon, Uinta Basin, Utah
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  7. Geology and Stratigraphy  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Saif, Tarik
Imperial College, UK
Pore-Scale X-ray Micro-CT imaging and analysis of oil shales
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Semnani, Shabnam
Stanford University, USA
A thermoplasticity model for oil shale
Monday, October 5, 2015:  3. Modeling  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Senguler, Ilker
General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration of Turkey, Turkey
A new project in Turkey: Hasanlar (Bolu, Western Anatolia) bituminous shale deposit and its synthethic crude oil potential
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  8. Resource Evaluation  -  8:00 - 9:40 AM
 

Shi, Jian
China University of Petroleum, China
Effect of original minerals on the pyrolysis of oil shale kerogen
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Sierra, Selma
Utah State University, USA
The Regulatory Roadmap: Policies and Procedures Facing Utah Oil Shale Development
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  10. Panel Discussions  -  10:10 - 11:50 AM
 

Soulaine, Cyprien
Stanford University, USA
Characterization of type I source rock by pore-scale simulations
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Stites, Ron
Stites and Associates, LLC, USA
Oil Shale: Treasure Trove or Pandora’s Box?
Monday, October 5, 2015:  1. Opening Plenary  -  8:00 - 9:30 AM
 

Sullivan, Neal
Colorado School of Mines, USA
Geothermic Fuel Cells for in situ oil shale processing
Monday, October 5, 2015:  2. In-situ Processing  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Wang, Youping
Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Institute of SINOPEC, China
Study on numerical simulation of in-situ processing of Maoming oil shale
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Washburn, Kathryn
Ingrain Inc., USA
Detailed characterization of laminated oil shale and source rocks using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and infrared microscopy
Monday, October 5, 2015:  Poster session and Symposium Reception  -  5:00 - 7:00 PM
 

Wilkey, Jonathan
Institute for Clean and Secure Energy at the University of Utah, USA
The Cost of In Situ Oil Shale Development
Monday, October 5, 2015:  2. In-situ Processing  -  10:00 - 11:40 AM
 

Wiser, Jerald
RedLeaf Resources, Inc, USA
Experimental Apparatus for Investigation of direct Convective Heating with Recycled Pyrolysis Gasses
Tuesday, October 6, 2015:  9. Pyrolysis  -  10:10 - 11:50 AM