Essays about: "Shale ash"

Found 2 essays containing the words Shale ash.

  1. 1. ENVIRONMENTAL RADIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF KVARNTORPSHÖGEN Dose and Radiological Risk Assessments for Humans and Biota

    University essay from

    Author : Felicia Hultqvist; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Medical physics; NORM; TENORM; Shale ash; Uranium; Polonium; Radiological risk; Humans; Biota;

    Abstract : Background: The pile Kvarntorpshögen and the lakes Surpölen and Norrtorpssjön are the remains of an industry which mined and processed oil shales to extract oil during World War II. The pile mainly consists of shale ash, a waste from the production, while the lakes are nowadays water-filled mining pits. READ MORE

  2. 2. OIL SHALE ASH UTILIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES AS AN ALTERNATIVE RAW MATERIAL

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi; KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Hussain Azeez Mohamed; Leonel Campos; [2016]
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    Abstract : Oil shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock with the potential to yield significant amounts of oil and combustible gas when retorted. Oil shale deposits have been found on almost every continent, but only Estonia, who has the 8th largest oil shale deposit in the world has continuously utilized oil shale in large scale operations. READ MORE