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unconventionals

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  • n. Plural form of unconventional.

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Examples

  • Western oil majors, largely frozen out of the places where oil is plentiful and easily accessible, like the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela, are increasingly turning to so-called unconventionals -- difficult-to-extract resources such as shale gas in the U.S. and oil from Canadian tar sands, and technologies like GTL and liquefied natural gas.

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  • It has dealt with these industrywide issues by investing heavily in so-called unconventionals -- technically challenging and capital-intensive projects such as oil sands in Canada, gas-to-liquids in Qatar and liquefied-natural-gas projects in Nigeria and off Russia's Sakhalin Island.

    Shell Warns on Output After Profit Gusher

  • Yet it is precisely the so-called unconventionals that have become a big focus of the oil companies 'activities in recent years.

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  • But unconventionals could, provided we get over our hypochondria about exploiting them and our illusions about downside-free sources of energy.

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  • Driving the change is the boom in unconventionals—the tough kinds of hydrocarbons like shale gas and oil sands that were once considered too difficult and expensive to extract and are now being exploited on an unprecedented scale from Australia to Canada.

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  • Holding Back Not all oil companies have piled into unconventionals the way Shell and Chevron have.

    Big Oil Heads Back Home

  • The U.S. is at the forefront of the unconventionals revolution.

    Big Oil Heads Back Home

  • "A company like Exxon Mobil can eliminate the technological risk" of developing unconventionals, says Amy Myers Jaffe , senior energy adviser at Rice University's Baker Institute.

    Big Oil Heads Back Home

  • Whatever word you use: militia, unconventionals, levies they need numbers to act as a fixing force that pushes the enemy into engagement.

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  • Some in the industry wonder whether unconventionals can break even with oil below $60 a barrel.

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