Ultimate Composition of Organic Material in Green River Oil Shale.
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Ultimate Composition of Organic Material in Green River Oil Shale. by United States. Bureau of Mines.

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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 5725
ContributionsSmith, J.
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Abstract. The hydrocarbon, oxygen and nitrogen functionalities in Rundle Ramsay Crossing oil shale (RXOS) and Green River oil shale (GROS) have been characterized and quantified using selective/nondestructive chemical derivatizations with isotopically labeled reagents followed by solid state 13 C-and 29 Si-NMR analysis. In addition, in-depth MS and NMR characterization of the structural Cited by: The composition of organic matter extracted from Green River shale by supercritical techniques is compared with the composition of Green River shale oil produced by several pilot-scale retorting. Organic Carbon Content of the Green River Oil Shale! From Nuclear Spectroscopy Logs! Clay minerals Unconventional Resources Classification by Composition! UnconvenIonal!Resources! Oil!shale,!gas!shale,!oily!shale! • Two!dominant features:! – Significantorganic! Dean WE, Anders DE () Effect of source, depositional environment, and diagenesis on characteristics of organic matter in oil shale form the Green River Formation, Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado. In: Tuttle ML (ed) Geochemical, biogeochemical, and sedimentological studies of the Green River Formation, Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado.

Oil shales, kukersite, and torbanite represent types of carbonaceous material that contain various amounts of organic matter, commonly called kerogen, from which high yields of oil can be produced at elevated temperatures, even though the constitutions of the kerogens differ.   The total organics content of the oil shale of Green River Formation usually ranges from 13to 16% [ As shown in Table , the soluble bitumen content of Green River oil-shale sample is about 20%, whereas the kerogen content is about 80%. For the majority of the typical kerogens, the content of associated bitumens is commonly below 10%. Oil shales are broadly dermed as petroleum source rocks containing sufficiently high contents of organic matter (above ca wt. %) to make utilisation a possibility. Like coal, the world's reserves of oil shales are vast being many times larger than those proven for crude oil. Indeed, some of.   The major portion of the organic material in Green River oil shale consists of the insoluble kerogen. Considerable research has been conducted on kerogen during the past few decades, most of which up to was abstracted by Robinson and Stanfield.

Smith, J. W.: Ultimate composition of organic material in Green River oil shale. U.S. Bur. Mines Rept. Invest. ().   Smith J. W. Ultimate composition of organic material in Green River oil shale. U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations , 16 pp. (). Smith J. W. Theoretical relationship between density and oil yield for oil shales. U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations , 14 pp. (). J.W. SmithUltimate composition of organic. Oil shale, also known as kerogen shale, is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which liquid hydrocarbons called. Isolation and Identification of Organoarsenic and Inorganic Arsenic Compounds from Green River Formation Oil Shale RICHARD H. FISH Chap DOI: /bkch Publication Date (Print): August 1,