Multimillion-dollar oil shale project

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Abstract

Equity Oil Company, as operator of the $9 million Equity/Department of Energy (DOE) in situ oil shale project, reported the commencement of project field tests involving superheated steam injections into oil shale-bearing rocks of the Green River formation in northwestern Colorado.

The project site, 35 miles southwest of Meeker, is at the geographic center of the Piceance Creek Basin, containing the world's largest single known deposit of oil shale.

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