Review of technologies
Reader comment on: Moving Beyond "Drill, Baby, Drill"
Submitted by Donald A Jaffa (United States), Dec 9, 2010 21:05
It was not long ago that it was thought to be too expensive to recover syncrude from oil shale in Canada. Now it is syncrude derived gasolines that fill the tanks of gas stations from San Diego to Vancouver... and it meets the latest standards for air pollution, as syncrude contains no sulphur. Now all non-producing wells across America, having been adjudged as depleted, are in fact only representative of having delivered 40% of the reservoir of oil tapped into. New technologies of injection can bring these oil wells back on line to deliver the remaining 60%... In addition, guess what happens when ethanol/Methanol is injected into sour gas wells/ reservoirs? Gasoline..
It means that within 3 years of injection plants being built over domestic oil fiels, we will not need to import Saudi Arabian oil. And it will cut off their flow of financing to terrorists. How about that for a foreign policy. ??
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