Chapter 4. Fossil Fuel Resources and Their Use

  1. Prof. Dr. George A. Olah,
  2. Dr. Alain Goeppert and
  3. Prof. Dr. G. K. Surya Prakash

Published Online: 25 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627806.ch4

Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy, Second Edition

Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Olah, G. A., Goeppert, A. and Prakash, G. K. S. (2009) Fossil Fuel Resources and Their Use, in Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627806.ch4

Author Information

  1. Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, University of Southern California, 837 W. 37th. Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1661, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324224

Online ISBN: 9783527627806

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Keywords:

  • coal;
  • fossil fuels;
  • methane hydrates;
  • natural gas;
  • oil;
  • tar sands

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Coal

  • Petroleum Oil

  • Unconventional Oil Sources

  • Natural Gas

  • Coalbed Methane

  • Tight Sands and Shales

  • Methane Hydrates

  • Outlook