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  1. Research |

  2. Comments and Opinion |

    • As Canada exploits its oil sands ever faster, David Schindler...
  3. Special Features |

    • ...produce altered, denser 'heavy oils'. This temperature threshold for... ...Most of the world's oil was biodegraded under anaerobic conditions... ...the world's vast heavy oil resource that otherwise will remain...
  4. Research |

    • ...the hydrocarbon composition of degraded oils are used with carbon isotopic... compositions of gas and oil samples taken at wellheads and... ...biodegradation mechanism in subsurface degraded oil reservoirs resulting in consistent patterns...
  5. Research |

    • Biodegradation of crude oil in subsurface petroleum reservoirs is... . The occurrence of biodegraded oils in reservoirs where aerobic conditions... ...of several anaerobic microorganisms in oil fields ...large fraction of 77 degraded oil samples from both marine and... ...tar sands. Our... ...oil...
  6. News |

    • ...Published a report on the oil-well records of the State...
  7. News |

    • Will world oil production flow freely for decades... ...already? In the 'peak oil' debate there's no...
  8. Research |

    • ...still suffers from the intensive oil pollution caused by the Iraqi... ...about 10% by weight of oil sediments currently support such annuals... ...crop plants grown in polluted sand in pots under field conditions... ...with hundreds of millions of oil-utilizing microorganisms per gram of... ...oil...
  9. News |

  10. Special Features |

  11. News |

    • ...vessel to another, is common sand. Specimens from various parts... ...are here exhibited; there are sands from the Sahara Desert,... ...also bottles of the coloured sands from Alum Bay, in...
  12. Comments and Opinion |

  13. News |

    • ...the work on the bituminous oil sands; and preparation for the... Athabasca Oil Sands Conference, which was sponsored... ...board of trustees of the Oil Sands Project, made heavy demands... ...staff. The terms 'bituminous sand' and 'tar sand' have now been dropped,... ..., in favour of 'oil...
  14. News |

    • As oil-spill specialists continue to tackle...
  15. Special Features |

  16. News |

  17. Research |

    • ...According to local information the oil must have been more than... ...one of the most intense oil-clearing efforts. Roughly 22,... ...being used to remove the oil. On the rocky part... ...high pressure to emulsify the oil, and the resulting mixture... ...sandy beach the sand was ploughed up...
  18. Comments and Opinion |

    • ...story of Baku and its Oil King, Ludwig Nobel, reads... ...is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance,... ...it at one time. This oil is not good to use... ...round there is no other oil." Jonas Hanway, to... ...or petroleum was put. The oil was then, as now,... ...of the oil was a...
  19. Comments and Opinion |

  20. Comments and Opinion |

    • ...people who worked in the oil fields, to sabotage and... ...the 1,000 or so oil wells of Kuwait. Thirty... ...successful in damaging and starting oil flows in 690 of them... ...larger distances; and lakes of oil developed, more than a... ...problems of bringing the oil fields under rapid control...oil
  21. Research |

    • ...drop of indigenous regular production oil has reached UK shores from... ...potential for most of the oil discovered so far. A... ...from two levels of Trias sands, in a structure that... ...Naturally, the development of Rotliegendes sand fades to form the pre... ...reservoir sand formed... ...oil...
  22. Research |

    • ...investigations in progress on bituminous sands are reported: in the... ...-water process of separating the oil from bituminous sand has been renewed, but... ...in the production of separated oils free from sand. Tests in the Research... ...can be made from the oil, it is unlikely that... ...sand...
  23. Comments and Opinion |

    • ...pressing issues that have accompanied oil-sands development (see ...to Alberta's large-scale oil-sands production.
  24. News |

    • ...part 2). The Yenangyaung oil-fields occupy an area of... ...the methods of obtaining the oil at the present day differ... ...or seven bore-holes. The oil-field is situated in a... ...the strata which yield the oil have been bent into a... .... The strata consist of sands or soft sandstones,...
  25. Comments and Opinion |

    • ...propose a moratorium on new oil-sands projects until regulations are in...