New Fossil Fuel Technologies

  • James W. Moore
Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)


Research and development activities in the energy sector increased with the onset of two major issues during the 1970s (Darmstadter et al., 1984). One was the need for environmental protection during the production, conversion, transportation, and consumption of energy. The other was the oil embargo, which underscored the need for alternate energy sources. The outcome of these points has been a series of new, energy-related projects, many of which are still in the developmental stage. These include:
  • enhanced oil recovery

  • tar sands development

  • oil shales development

  • gasification and liquefaction


Coal Gasification Gross National Product Coal Worker Pneumoconiosis Arbor Science Publisher Chemical Market Reporter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James W. Moore
    • 1
  1. 1.Alberta Environmental CentreVegrevilleCanada

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