NOSA PROVIDES FACTS ABOUT OIL SHALE DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED STATES.
THE RESPONSIBLE DEVELOPMENT OF OIL SHALE CAN IN THE FUTURE REDUCE THE PRICE WE PAY AT THE PUMP AND MAKE US LESS RELIANT ON FOREIGN OIL.
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Water issues have been raised about its use for oil shale. Usage is not excessive as compared to other energy sources. Indirect economic benefits to the region result from water used for oil shale development.
Updated oil shale water usage report – 2014
Current oil shale technology has improved here in the United States and abroad. Answers to environmental and socioeconomic questions are available today for decision makers and the public.
Oil shale is a huge untapped domestic energy resource larger than the oil reserves in the Middle East. It should be part of the National Energy Strategy.
Environment concerns of the past have been addressed. Projects will not go forward unless regulations are met or exceeded.
Social and economic benefits of jobs, tax revenues, economic improvement, and enhanced national security are positive benefits of shale oil production.
Age old myths about oil shale are misleading the public into believing the resource should not be developed. Facts are available on this web site.
Booms and Busts of the past were based upon conditions of a bygone era that do not exist today. No Federal money is subsidizing oil shale projects.