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Definition of the noun Oil Sand
What does Oil Sand mean as a name of something?
- [geology] A relatively loose sandstone, or porous carbonate rock, impregnated with bitumen.
- synonym: bituminous sand
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by Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka
Oil sand is a mixture of sand, water, and bitumen, and the sand component is predominantly quartz in the form of rounded or subangular particles, each of which (as far as is known for the Athabasca deposit) is wet with a film of water.
by Andreas Loizos, Manfred N. Partl, Tom Scarpas, Imad L. Al-Qadi
INTRODUCTION Oil sand is a generic name given to natural deposits of bituminous sand materials that are mined for crude oil production. The world's largest oil sand deposits are found in the Alberta Province of Canada. The significantly ...
by Haiying Qi, Bo Zhao
Hardgrove Grindability Index The raw oil sand is a large bulk rock, it should be prepared to crush and grind into fine particles for further study and exploitation . Thus it proposed the grindability index to evaluate the ease of grind.
by Alireza Bahadori, Chikezie Nwaoha, Malcolm William Clark
Oil Sand: (1) Payzone, usually produces oil in economic quantities. (2) A deposit of sand saturated with bitumen. Oil Saturation (Reservoir): The fraction of the porosity of a zone occupied by oil. Oil Saver: A seal arrangement on top of a wire ...
by Robert Desbrandes
Oil filtrate invading an irreducible water-saturated oil sand will simply replace the oil. If the oil filtrate contains a wetting agent (some surfactants will act as a wetting agent), then the sand wettability may be reversed. The irreducible water would ...
(including Alaska) ...
Venango oil sand group. Venango stage.
by Sunggyu Lee
Such sources are heavy oils, oil sand bitumens, coal, and oil shale ...
by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson
oil sand A term applied loosely to any porous stratum containing petroleum or impregnated with hydrocarbons; specif. a sandstone or ...
The oil sand in every oil field is overlaid by an impervious " cap rock " which is commonly a shale, clay, or " gumbo " or " soapstone," and sometimes a firm, compact limestone. A third necessary condition must be a source from which oil can ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
oil sand A stratum of sand or sandstone containing petroleum that can be extracted by way of ...
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Oil Sand Tankers
Tankers from North Dakota and/or Canada bringing oil to the refinery.
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