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Book review: Oil sands, heavy oil and bitumen: from recovery to refinery

Krupa, Joel (2013) Book review: Oil sands, heavy oil and bitumen: from recovery to refinery. LSE Review of Books (10 Jun 2013). Blog Entry.

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"Oil Sands, Heavy Oil and Bitumen: From Recovery to Refinery." Dwijen K. Banerjee. Pennwell. --- Unlike conventional oil resources, “unconventional” oil resources such as oil sands, heavy oil, and bitumen have been known to exist only for the last few decades and are found primarily in the western United States, Canada, and Venezuela. Only recently has serious consideration has been given to North American resources for meeting the increasing demands for transportation fuel. In this book Dwijen K. Banerjee discusses the importance of these unconventional oils and provides an introduction for those beginning their journey in the still unexplored unconventional hydrocarbon resources of the world. Joel Krupa finds that Banerjee has some excellent conclusions in terms of improvement opportunities.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
T Technology > TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2013 16:34
Last Modified: 14 May 2019 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54057

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