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Reports & Publications

For the last decade, INTEK has conducted a diverse range of research and analyses for our clients. INTEK research findings are diversely used in a wide array of reports and studies published by government agencies or provided to private organizations for their own use. In addition many INTEK team members have also publish articles in trade based peer reviewed magazines, recent articles and some public reports are listed below. 


Recent Articles & Reports

Secure Fuels from Domestic Resources: Profiles of Companies Engaged in Domestic Oil Shale and Tar Sand Resources and Technology Development; 4th Edition (September 2010)

Oil Shale Research in the United States: Profiles of Oil Shale Research and Development Activities in Universities, National Laboratories, and Public Agencies; 2nd Edition (September 2010)

Study Places CO2 Capture Costs Between $34 and $61/ton. Hitesh Mohan, Khosrow Biglarbigi, Marshall Carolus. OGJ. Oct 12 2009, p56-60

The Impact of Oil Prices on Oil Shale Development in the United States. Khosrow Biglarbigi,(SPE 124885).  James Killen, Marshall Carolus. 
SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, USA (October 2009)
 
The current understanding of U.S. Oil Shale Economics. Khosrow Biglarbigi, James Killen, Marshall Carolus.29th Annual Oil Sale Symposium, Golden, USA  (October 2009)

Advances in Oil Shale Technologies for Potential Application in U.S. Oil Shale Resources. Peter Crawford, James Killen, Emily Knaus. 29th Annual Oil Sale Symposium, Golden, USA  (October 2009)

Profiling Oil Shale Research and Development in the United States. James Killen, Emily Knaus. 29th Annual Oil Sale Symposium, Golden, USA  (October 2009)

The Impact of Oil Prices on Oil Shale Development in the United States.(SPE 124885) Khosrow Biglarbigi, James Killen, and Marshall Carolus, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, USA  (October 2009)
  
The Costs and Benefits of Carbon Capture and Storage.  Biglarbigi, K., Mohan, H., Carolus, M. Presented at the Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference & Exhibition in Calgary (July 2009).

Potential for Oil Shale Development in the United States.  Biglarbigi, K., Mohan, H., Carolus, M. Presented at the Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference & Exhibition in Calgary (July 2009).

The Costs and Benefits of Carbon Capture and Storage. Biglaribigi, K. Presented at the International Oil Shale Synposium in TAKKINN, Estonia (June 2009).

Potential for Oil Shale Development in the United States. Biglarbigi, K., Killen, J., Mohan, H., and Carolus, M. Presented at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas (May 2009).

2009 Strategic Petroleum Reserves Crude Compatibility Study. Dean, C., Johnson, H., Mohan, H. Government report for the Department of Energy Strategic Petroleum Reserves. Washington, D.C., USA (March 2009).

INTEK had a series of articles published in the Oil and Gas Journal covering the state of the industry world wide on oil shale resources and development.

Potential for Additional CO2-Flood Projects in the US. The Journal of Petroleum Technoology (JPT) highlighted the paper (SPE 113975), “The Potential for Additional Carbon Dioxide Flooding Projects in the United States,” in this overview article. The Journal of Petroleum Technoology. Vol. 61, No.1, January 2009. 

Economics, Barriers, And Risks of Oil-Shale Development in the United States. Biglarbigi, K., Mohan, H., Crawford, P., Carolus, M. Presented at the 28th United States and International Association for Energy Economics Conference, New Orleans, USA (December 2008). 

Economics of Oil-Shale Development in the United States (SPE Paper No. 116560). Biglarbigi, K., Dammer, A., Carolus, M. Presented at the 2008 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibit in Denver, Colorado (September 2008).

Advances in World Oil Shale Production Technologies (SPE Paper 116570). Crawford, P., Biglarbigi, K., Dammer, A., Knaus, E. Presented at the 2008 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibit in Denver, Colorado (September 2008).

Environmental Considerations Related to Oil Shale Development (SPE Paper 116599). Knaus, E., Dammer, A. Presented at the 2008 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibit in Denver, Colorado (September 2008).

The Potential for Additional Carbon Dioxide Flooding Projects in the United States (SPE Paper 113975). Mohan, H, Carolus, M., Biglarbigi, K. Presented at the 2008 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium in Tulsa, Oklahoma (April 2008).

Assessment of Imported Crude Quality on SPR Inventory Requirements. Johnson, H., Mohan, H., Knaus, E. (2008) 

Potential for Oil Shale Development in the United States (SPE Paper 110590). Presented at 2007 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (November 2007).

Potential Development of U.S. Oil Shale Resources. Presented at the 2007 EIA Annual Energy Outlook Conference, Washington, D.C. (March 2007).

Oil Shale Development Economics. Presented at the 2007 EFI Gas-to-Market Conference, Edmonton, Alberta (May 2007).

Overview of Emerging Oil Shale Technologies. Presented at the 27th Oil Shale Symposium,  The Colorado Research Institute & Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (October 2007).

Oil Shale Development Economics. Presented at the 27th Oil Shale Symposium, The Colorado Research Institute & Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO. (October 2007).


Unconventional Task Force Reports - Prepared by INTEK, Inc.

Secure Fuels From Domestic Resource: Oil Shale and Tar Sands Company Profiles (2009)

Oil Shale Research in the U.S. : Profiles of R&D in Universities, National labs, & Public Agencies (2009)

America’s Strategic Unconventional Fuels: Volume I – Preparation Strategy, Plan, and Recommendations (2008).

America’s Strategic Unconventional Fuels: Volume II – Resource Specific and Cross-cut Plan (2008).

America’s Strategic Unconventional Fuels: Volume III – Resource and Technology Profiles (2008).

Secure Fuels from Domestic Resources - The Continuing Evolution of America’s Oil Shale and Tar Sands Industries (2008).

Carbon Management Fact Sheet (2008).

CO2 EOR Fact Sheet (2008).

Coal to FT Liquids Fact Sheet (2008).

Energy Efficiency Fact Sheet (2008).

Heavy Oil Fact Sheet (2008).

Oil Shale Economics Fact Sheet (2008).

Oil Shale Environmental Fact Sheet (2008).

Oil Shale Resource Fact Sheet (2008).

Oil Shale Technology Fact Sheet (2008).

Oil Shale Water Requirements (2008).

Tar Sands Fact Sheet (2008).



Selected Historical Articles

America's Oil Shale: A Roadmap for Federal Decision making: Sustainable Development of the Oil Shale Resources of the United States. Office of Navel Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, Washington, D.C. (2004).

Strategic Significance of America's Oil Shale Resources: Volume I: Assessment of Strategic Issues. Office of Navel Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, Washington, D.C. (2004).

Strategic Significance of America's Oil Shale Resources: Volume II: Oil Shale Resources Technology and Economics. Office of Navel Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, Washington, D.C. (2004).

Potential for Horizontal-Well Technology in the U.S., Journal of Petroleum Technology (June 2000).

Potential for Horizontal-Well Technology in the U.S. (SPE Paper 62619) Presented at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Department of Energy Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery (April 2000).

Development and Testing of a Comprehensive Gas Storage Reservoir Performance Model (SPE Paper 37342). Mohan, H., et al. Presented at SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Columbus, OH (October 1996).

Evaluating Waterflood Potential in a Morrow Sandstone Reservoir (SPE Paper 35386). Mohan, et al., Presented at SPE/DOE Tenth Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK (April 1996).

A Methodology for Prediction of Oil Recovery by Infill Drilling (SPE Paper 27761). Biglarbigi, K., Paul, G.W., and Ray, M., Presented at the SPE/DOE Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery (April 1994).

The Potential for Additional Carbon Dioxide Flooding in the Permian Basin (SPE Paper 27754). Biglarbigi, K. Presented at the SPE/DOE Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery (April 1994).

A Race between Technology Development and Well Abandonment (SPE Paper 27778). Presented at the SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium (April 1994).

Impact of Recent Federal Tax, and RD&D Initiatives on EOR (SPE Paper 22622). Presented at the SPE 66th Annual Technical Conference and Exhibitions in Dallas, TX (October 1991).

Impact of Well Abandonment on Future EOR Potential (SPE Paper 20513). Biglarbigi, K., Brashear, J., Becker, A., and Ray, M.  Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibitions in New Orleans, LA (September 1990).

An Evaluation of Unrecovered Mobile Oil in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico (SPE Paper 20255). Biglarbigi, K. Presented at the SPE/DOE symposium on Improved Oil Recovery (April 1990).


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