Shale energy from Estonia

Here’s another feature for C&EN about how Estonia’s state energy company is hoping to expand its shale oil operations to both Jordan and Utah. I visited the northeast corner of Estonia to see the massive surface mines where brown-colored shale oil rock is stripped off the surface. It’s then either burned in the Eesti Energia power plant, or pulverized, heated and then refined into liquid oil: http://cen.acs.org/articles/91/i30/Energy-Production-Estonian-Way.html?h=1584378995

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