Skip to main content


Kenneth Brown (cq) Manager of Colorado Operations Unconventional Resources for Shell, holds some low quality oil shale Thursday April7, 2005 at the Mahogany Research project in Rio Blanco County in western Colorado near Rifle, Co. where research is being done that may resurrect the shale oil industry. Shell is developing a new technology that involves putting giant electric heaters into 2,000 foot holes, and slowly heating them for two years. The process releases the oil and gas in the shale making it easy to pump and eliminates the need to mine and promises to have a low impact on the environment. (DENNIS SCHROEDER / ROCKY NEWS)

  •  
Loading content ...
you wish to report:


...
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK