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Oil Mining.

Authors
Dick-RA; Wimpfen-SP
Source
Sci Am 1980 Oct; 243(4):156-161
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10001861
Abstract
Conventional drilling and pumping removes less than half of the oil in an average petroleum reservoir. As the price of oil rises, mining it underground or at the surface becomes economically more attractive. This report discusses the size of this potential resource and methods for its recovery.
Publication Date
19801001
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1981
Identifying No.
OP 44-80
Issue of Publication
4
NIOSH Division
TCRC;
Source Name
Sci. Am., V. 243, No. 4, October 1980, PP. 156-161
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division