ESTONIAN ACADEMY
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Oil Shale
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QUALITY CONTROL OF OIL SHALE PRODUCTION IN ESTONIAN MINES; pp. 239–249

Full article in PDF format | doi: 10.3176/oil.2010.3.05

Authors
I. VALGMA, E. REINSALU, S. SABANOV, V. KARU

Abstract
The basic parameters of oil shale quality are heating value and grain-size composition. Heating value can vary considerably within the location in a deposit and depends on concretions and limestone content. Grain-size distribu­tion and heating value depend directly on mining technology: breakage, transporting and processing. Energy distribution when using different technologies was determined. New boilers of oil shale power plants and oil retorts require a relatively constant quality of raw materials and fuel. The possibility of improving oil shale separation was investigated.
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