World oil resources: their assessment and potential for the twenty-first century.

Grenon M (1982). World oil resources: their assessment and potential for the twenty-first century. In: Resources for the twenty-first century - Proceedings of the International centennial symposium of the United States Geological Survey, held at Reston, Virginia, October 14-19, 1979. Eds. Whitmore, F.C. & Williams, M.E., pp. 145-156 U.S. Geological Survey.

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Abstract

Summarizes the various assessments of world conventional oil resources and unconventional (eg tar sands, heavy crude, oil shales). Outlines the three factors that fostered the still-rising oil costs: the shift to smaller fields; the move to offshore fields; and the shift to exploiting unconventional sources.

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Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2016 08:17
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2016 08:17
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/13699

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