Quarterly of the Colorado School of Mines v. 18 no. 3 : The destructive distillation of oil shale
In view of the fact that the domestic supply of oil well petroleum In the United States is being consumed at a rapid rate, and that probably within a period of twenty or thirty years will have been largely consumed, the problem of our future oil supply becomes acute. The United States will either be forced to import petroleum at a much higher cost than exists at present, or else she must find some suitable substitute which may be obtained in this country. In connection with the great demand for petroleum and the ever decreasing supply, much interest has been taken in the production of oil from ...
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