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Oil shale industry in Estonia — Esfitech

Oil shale industry in Estonia. Oil shale industry in Estonia. 80% of oil shale used globally is extracted in Estonia, mainly due to the Oil-shale-fired Narva power plants. The largest Estonian producer of electricity and heat energy is the Narva power plants, owned by Eesti Energia, which provide over 90% of the electricity produced in Estonia.

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Oil shale production and power generation in Estonia ...

1993-6-1  The fall in the demand for oil shale has led to a curtailment of its extraction. In 1989 oil shale mining in Estonia had decreased by 25% compared with 1980, the productive capacities of mines were at 73.8% of load and production costs had increased by 44.5% (Table 1).

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Estonian Oil Shale - Resources and Usage

2007-10-10  Efforts have been made to extract uranium and some other metals from this shale, but it is not the subject of this paper. ... (Estonian Oil Shale), 2000. Estonian Oil Shale – Resources and Usage 297 3.5 3.0 2.0 2.5 1.5 1.0 0.5 0 PK m A1 C E F 1 F 2 D/E C/D D ... new mining equipment put to use, a direct rail communication for OS transport to ...

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Estonian oil shale - Estonian Academy Publishers

2007-10-10  Estonian oil shale Compiled by Mihkel Koel in 1999 1. Resources. There are two types of oil shales in Baltic Basin: the Middle Ordovician kukersite mined in the Estonia and St.Petersburg fields (Russia), and lower Ordovician Dictyonema shale.

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Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of Estonian oil shale

Mihkel Koel. Oil shales were subjected to supercritical fluid extraction (s.f.e.) with carbon dioxide, utilizing the ability of supercritical fluids to extract rapidly specific solute classes from ...

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Map of oil shale mining history in Estonia - TalTech

2000-8-8  Map of oil shale mining history in Estonia . Oil Shale is Estonia’s prime mineral resource. Oil shale is deposited in a single economic layer with thickness of 2,5 to 3 meters in depth of 7 to 100 meters in area of 2700 km 2.Its production

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Liquid fuel production - Eesti Energia

Oil production produces 3.3 times less carbon dioxide emissions than electricity production from oil shale. We have produced more than one million tonnes of shale oil, which can be compared to the average consumption of liquid fuels in Estonia during 32 years. Related topics Shale oil . Shale oil is Estonia's own petroleum! About Shale oil

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A study on the EU oil shale industry – viewed in the light ...

2017-11-12  employment (the shale oil industry accounts for about 1% of national employment in Estonia). One important conclusion is that the price competitiveness of electricity produced from shale oil, and also by direct combustion of oil shale, is

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Energy Overview of Estonia - GENI

2003-2-19  Oil shale (Kukersite) has been a major source of energy in Estonia for many decades, and is Estonia's primary mineral resource. Estonia accounts for about 70% of the world's oil shale production. Prior to World War II, use of oil

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CASE STUDY OF SHALE OIL PRODUCTION

2016-7-22  Shale oil, also known as retort oil or light tight oil, is the unconventional oil produced from oil shale rock fragment. Shale oil contains large amount of hydrocarbon compounds such as paraffin, olefin, aromatics and heteroatoms. The extraction process of shale oil includes pyrolysis, hydrogenation and thermal

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Oil shale production and power generation in Estonia ...

1993-6-1  The fall in the demand for oil shale has led to a curtailment of its extraction. In 1989 oil shale mining in Estonia had decreased by 25% compared with 1980, the productive capacities of mines were at 73.8% of load and production costs had increased by 44.5% (Table 1).

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Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of Estonian oil shale

Mihkel Koel. Oil shales were subjected to supercritical fluid extraction (s.f.e.) with carbon dioxide, utilizing the ability of supercritical fluids to extract rapidly specific solute classes from ...

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A study on the EU oil shale industry – viewed in the light ...

2017-11-12  employment (the shale oil industry accounts for about 1% of national employment in Estonia). One important conclusion is that the price competitiveness of electricity produced from shale oil, and also by direct combustion of oil shale, is

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Cancer Incidence Trends in the Oil Shale Industrial Region ...

Large oil shale resources are found in Eastern Estonia, where the mineral resource is mined, excavated, and used for electricity generation and shale oil extraction. During industrial activities in the last 100 years, pollutants have been emitted

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Map of oil shale mining history in Estonia - TalTech

2000-8-8  Map of oil shale mining history in Estonia . Oil Shale is Estonia’s prime mineral resource. Oil shale is deposited in a single economic layer with thickness of 2,5 to 3 meters in depth of 7 to 100 meters in area of 2700 km 2.Its production

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Human Biomonitoring in the Oil Shale Industry Area in ...

Ida-Viru County, in Eastern Estonia, features industrially contaminated sites-where oil shale has been mined and used for electricity generation, and shale oil extraction. Higher prevalence of respiratory and cardiovascular disease has been found in

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A life cycle environmental impact assessment of oil shale ...

2010-12-1  CO 2 emissions from the PPs operating on oil shale contributed 63% and 65% of Estonia's total CO 2 emission from energy sector in 2002 and in 2007, respectively . Because of high CO 2 emission values from oil shale PPs, Estonia is one of the leaders in the European Union in CO 2 emission per total primary energy supply (TPES) (Eurostat, 2009).

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Mineral resource extraction charge (peat, phosphate and ...

Revenue from Estonian mineral extraction charges, EUR thousands Oil shale (t) Limestone and dolomite Clay Peat (t) Sand Gravel 0.00 0.50 1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 3.00 3.50 4.00 4.50 mark a e y a s s d ta a a a d a a ary m d al n c rg m e ain a vakia European Environmental taxes in 2014, % of GDP Resource taxes Pollution taxes Transport taxes ...

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What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Estonia? -

2019-1-11  Oil shale is one of the crucial natural resources in Estonia, and about 1.137 million tons is mined annually. The country has an abundance of oil shale reserves found mostly in the northeastern part of the country, and Estonia’s oil

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(PDF) An overview of the Jordanian oil shale: Its chemical ...

Estonia has significant oil shale recourses. Estonia is the only country in the world that uses oil shale fired power plants to supply most of its electricity to domestic customers and can export ...

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(PDF) Oil shale mining-related research in Estonia

Estonia did not use the progressive mi ning m ethods with continuous miner, which are most suitable for the case of high-streng t h limestone layers in oil-. shale bed. Therefore, oil shale mining ...

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Human Biomonitoring in the Oil Shale Industry Area in ...

Ida-Viru County, in Eastern Estonia, features industrially contaminated sites-where oil shale has been mined and used for electricity generation, and shale oil extraction. Higher prevalence of respiratory and cardiovascular disease has been found in the region due to high quantities of air pollution

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Map of oil shale mining history in Estonia - TalTech

2000-8-8  Map of oil shale mining history in Estonia . Oil Shale is Estonia’s prime mineral resource. Oil shale is deposited in a single economic layer with thickness of 2,5 to 3 meters in depth of 7 to 100 meters in area of 2700 km 2.Its production makes 70

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Oil Shale Mining and Research Picking Up Steam

2011-1-15  Oil Shale Mining and Research Picking Up Steam. By Al Fin - Jan 15, 2011, 9:04 AM CST. Estonia's largest oil shale mining company, Eesti Energia, reported

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MONITORING AND ANALYSIS OF ROOM-AND-PILLAR

/ Oil shale mining in Estonia / In Estonian oil-shale mines the room-and-pillar (RAP) mining system with blasting is used, which gives an extraction factor o f 70-80% . The cross- sectional area of the pillars is 30-40 m2, depending on the depth o f the oil-shale bed. The

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Estonia - Countries Regions - IEA

2021-11-29  Estonia has a unique energy mix among IEA member countries. The energy supply is dominated by domestically produced oil shale, an energy-rich sedimentary rock that can be either burned for heat and power generation or used for producing liquid fuels.

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Why is an Estonian energy giant trying to revive failed ...

2016-7-6  Why is an Estonian energy giant trying to revive failed Utah oil dreams? There’s a new proposal to extract oil from shale, at great cost to the Colorado River Basin.

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Mineral resource extraction charge (peat, phosphate and ...

Revenue from Estonian mineral extraction charges, EUR thousands Oil shale (t) Limestone and dolomite Clay Peat (t) Sand Gravel 0.00 0.50 1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 3.00 3.50 4.00 4.50 mark a e y a s s d ta a a a d a a ary m d al n c rg m e ain a vakia European Environmental taxes in 2014, % of GDP Resource taxes Pollution taxes Transport taxes ...

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What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Estonia? -

2019-1-11  Oil shale is one of the crucial natural resources in Estonia, and about 1.137 million tons is mined annually. The country has an abundance of oil shale reserves found mostly in the northeastern part of the country, and Estonia’s oil shale industry is one of

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CASE STUDY OF SHALE OIL PRODUCTION

2016-7-22  Shale oil, also known as retort oil or light tight oil, is the unconventional oil produced from oil shale rock fragment. Shale oil contains large amount of hydrocarbon compounds such as paraffin, olefin, aromatics and heteroatoms. The extraction process of shale oil

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