"Oil Shale Development in the United States. Prospects and Policy Issues" by: James T. Bartis, Tom LaTourrette, Lloyd Dixon, D. J. Peterson, Gary Cecchine
RAND Corporation | 2005 | ISBN: 0833038487 | 88 pages | PDF | .5 Mb
This report presents an updated assessment of the viability of developing oil shale resources in the United States and related policy issues. The report describes the oil shale resources in the western United States; the suitability, cost, and performance of available technologies for developing the richest of those resources; and the key energy, environmental, land-use, and socioeconomic policy issues that need to be addressed by government decisionmakers in the near future.