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Oil Shale in Belarus: History and Future
Published on January 8th 2012 | Business
In Belarus, oil shale is a large energy source that has been highly underdeveloped. It is estimated that there is approximately 8.8 billion tons of oil shale located in Belarus. This includes almost 3...
 
Oil Shale in Jordan: Reserves and Extraction
Published on January 8th 2012 | Business
The oil shale industry in Jordan represents a significant natural resource. The country of Jordan has oil shale deposits under more than 60% of their land. Oil shale was first utilized in Jordan befor...
 
VKG Oil: Products, Services, Uses and Transportation
Published on January 8th 2012 | Business
Oil shale is one of the world’s natural resources that can be found in many countries. However, the resource is not being processed in very many locations. Countries such as Brazil and China are cur...
 
Unconventional Oil: Sources, Environmental Concerns and Impact
Published on January 8th 2012 | Business
With the number of conventional oil reserves shrinking, governments around the world are looking for unconventional ways to produce and extract oil other than the use of oil wells....
 
Oil Shale in Morocco: Reserves, History and Production
Published on January 8th 2012 | Business
he production of oil shale in Morocco is potentially a significant resource for the area. Morocco has ten deposits of oil shale which are known. These ten deposits contain approximately 53.381 billion...
 
The Massive Oil Basin: a Profile of the Bakken Shale Oil Formation
Published on December 25th 2011 | Business
The Bakken Basin is just one of the many areas in the US identified as potential oil fields in the 1970s. It lies within the Williston Basin that spans Northern Montana, North Dakota, and up towards S...
 
By the Numbers: Bakken Basin's Industry and Economic Impact
Published on December 25th 2011 | Business
At a daily consumption of 19.2 million barrels of oil, the United States is one of the world's biggest consumers of oil and gas. The US currently produces a mere 9.8 million barrels of oil daily, whic...
 
Barrels by the Billions: How the Bakken Basin Invigorated the US Oil Industry
Published on December 25th 2011 | Business
In 1996, after the discovery of the Bakken Basin, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) made a careful study of the Bakken Basin area – encompassing the states of Montana and North Dakota – a...
 
Bakken Basin Beckons: the State of Oil and Employment in the Bakken Shale Oil Formation
Published on December 25th 2011 | Business
In 1996, petroleum geologist Dick Findley hit a jackpot in an otherwise barren area a few miles outside Sidney, Montana. He found a layer of dolomite, a porous mineral, some 9,000 feet underground…...
 
Copper: History, Production and Uses
Published on December 18th 2011 | Business
Cu and the atomic number 29 are the symbols of copper on the periodic table. Copper is a ductile metal that has a high electrical and thermal conductivity level. Copper in its pure form is extremely s...
 
Lithium: History, Production and Uses
Published on December 18th 2011 | Business
Lithium is part of the alkali metals in the group of chemical elements. The atomic number of lithium is 3 and it is represented on the periodic table under the symbol Li. It is silver-white in color a...
 
Tantalum: History, Properties and Uses
Published on December 18th 2011 | Business
Tantalum is represented on the periodic table by the symbol Ta and has the atomic number 73. Tantalum was called tantalium previously, which comes from the character in Greek mythology, Tantalus....
 
Titanium: History and Properties
Published on December 18th 2011 | Business
Titanium has the atomic number 22 and is identified with the symbol Ti. It is a chemical element. Some of the features of titanium include that it is corrosion resistant in elements such as chlorine a...
 
Zinc: History and Uses
Published on December 17th 2011 | Business
The word zinc is derived from the German word Zingk or Zink and is also called spelter. The symbol for zinc is Zn and it has the atomic number of 30. Zinc is a chemical element with metallic features....
 
Tungsten: History, Property and Uses
Published on December 17th 2011 | Business
Under standard conditions, tungsten is a hard metal. Tungsten is also known as wolfram and has the atomic number 74 and the symbol of W on the periodic table. It is a chemical element. On earth, tungs...
 
Bastnasite: Characteristics, Origin and Applications
Published on November 25th 2011 | Business
Learn more about the mineral called bastnasite - its characteristics, history, and uses and applications. Part of the carbonate group of minerals is a rare earth metal (REM)-rich mineral called Bastna...
 
Apatite: Characteristics, Origin and Applications
Published on November 25th 2011 | Business
Learn more about the mineral called apatite - its characteristics, history, and uses and applications. Apatite is term used to describe a group of phosphate minerals with the following chemical compos...
 
10 Things You Need to Know About Rare Earth Metals
Published on November 25th 2011 | Business
They may be called rare but in reality, considering their distribution over the earth’s crust, rare earth metals are in relative abundance. Along with copper, rare earth metals are the 25th most abu...