oil shale in the USA and the world

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Oil Shale in the USA and the World
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Oil Shale
 Oil shale commonly refers to any
 This picture represents an oil shale
sedimentary rock that comprises
extracted from underground
some solid bituminous materials
deposits
known as kerogen that is freed as
petroleum-like liquids when the rock
gets heated in a chemical process
called pyrolysis.
 Oil shale got formed many millions
of years ago through deposition of
silt as well as organic debris on the
lake beds and sea bottoms.
 Over the years, heat and pressure
malformed the materials into the oil
shale in a process identical to the
process that leads to the formation
of oil.

An extraction of an oil shale deposit

Composition of Oil Shale
 However, the heat alongside
pressure was not as excessive. Oil
shale contains plenty of oil typically
that it burns without any additional
processing, and it is identified as
"the rock that burns."
 Oil shale consists of some solid
bituminous materials known as
kerogen. Being a crude oil, oil shale
can be refined from the
sedimentary rock that is made
through compression and contains
organic m...


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