Journal Article

Unconventional oil production: stuck in a rock and a hard place

Abstract: Oil can be derived from oil sands and oil shale, but the job is both economically and environmentally costly. How high must the price of oil be in order to make these alternatives cost-effective?

Keywords: Energy industries;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: The Regional Economist

Publication Date: 2010

Issue: Jul

Pages: 14-15