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Oil Shale

U.S. Oil Shale: Our Energy Resource

Oil shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock containing a solid material (kerogen) that converts to liquid oil when heated.

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U.S. Oil Shale: Protecting Our Environment

Companies have made technological advancements that substantially mitigate environmental impacts associated with oil shale production and are committed to continued research and development in this area and environmentally responsible oil shale development.

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U.S. Oil Shale: Our Economy and Our Jobs

Development of U.S. oil shale resources will generate significant employment opportunities and substantial government revenues.

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