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Mining and Conversion of Oil Shale in a Gas Combustion Retort.
NTIS: PB 205 647 :11 pages
An economic analysis of one proposed system for the production of synthetic crude oil from oil shale is presented. An oil shale complex for producing 100,000 barrels of semirefined oil per calendar day will require a capital investment of $426,216,400, a total that includes mining, retorting, intermediate pipelining, and partial refining. A selling price of $3.74 Per barrel of product will be required to maintain a discounted cash-flow rate of 12 percent.
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NTIS: PB 205 647
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