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  1. shale oil(noun)

    oil extracted from oil shale by heating


  1. shale oil(Noun)

    a crude oil, containing hydrocarbons, obtained by the distillation of oil shale


  1. Shale oil

    Shale oil, known also as kerogen oil or oil-shale oil, is an unconventional oil produced from oil shale by pyrolysis, hydrogenation, or thermal dissolution. These processes convert the organic matter within the rock into synthetic oil and gas. The resulting oil can be used immediately as a fuel or upgraded to meet refinery feedstock specifications by adding hydrogen and removing impurities such as sulfur and nitrogen. The refined products can be used for the same purposes as those derived from crude oil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shale oil in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shale oil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of shale oil in a Sentence

  1. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak:

    The prices will be determined by the production costs of shale oil.

  2. Igor Sechin:

    Shale oil production has its limitations in scope and time ... U.S. shale oil production will reach its peak in 2020.

  3. Saudi Aramco:

    Despite competition from shale oil, the company’s exports to U.S. markets maintained their level of 1 million barrels per day.

  4. Van Beurden:

    This could cause prices to spike upwards, starting a new cycle of strong production growth in U.S. shale oil and subsequent volatility.

  5. Andy Hall:

    In particular, there's the 42 million barrels per day of crude and condensate being produced outside of OPEC which is not U.S. shale oil.

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