Journal of Energy and Natural Resources

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015

  • Jordanian Oil Shales: Variability, Processing Technologies, and Utilization Options

    Hani Muhaisen Alnawafleh, Feras Younis Fraige, Laila Abdullah Al-khatib, Mohammad Khaleel Dweirj

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 52-55
    Received: Jul. 27, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 03, 2015
    Published: Aug. 12, 2015
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    Abstract: Jordan has a huge Oil Shale (OS) reserves with about 50 billion tons are located in the central part. Oil Shale is considered the only potentially discovered fossil fuel in Jordan. Jordanian OS is characterized by its good quality, near surface deposits with low stripping ratio. The main deposits are located in central Jordan with good road network... Show More