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synonyms for shale

  • sediment
  • clay
  • slate
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The shale gas “boom” was as ephemeral as Cruz’s presidential prospects.
THE FRACKING BOOM IS OVER. WHERE DID ALL THE JOBS GO?COLIN JEROLMACKJULY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Chevron announced in December 2019 that it would write down up to $11 billion in shale gas assets.
THE FRACKING BOOM IS OVER. WHERE DID ALL THE JOBS GO?COLIN JEROLMACKJULY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
At the time, the area was quickly becoming a hub of shale gas extraction.
THE FRACKING BOOM IS OVER. WHERE DID ALL THE JOBS GO?COLIN JEROLMACKJULY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Some, like Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, liquidated their shale gas holdings.
THE FRACKING BOOM IS OVER. WHERE DID ALL THE JOBS GO?COLIN JEROLMACKJULY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Avoid glasslike or crystal filled stones, and don’t use slate or shale either since they are prone to exploding and breaking near heat.
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So, North Dakota is the cold, richer cousin, richer at the moment because of the shale money.
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They learned that many of the mountains were extinct volcanoes and admired the brilliant colored sandstone and shale formations.
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The mud afterwards hardens, and becomes a kind of rock known as shale.
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"These roads are very dusty," he remarked, wiping a splinter of fine shale from his own eyes.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
All three were natives of the soil, and somewhat sluggish in nature, like its sticky red shale.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHALE

  • crushed rock
  • macadam
  • rocks
  • sand
  • screenings
  • shale
  • stones
  • tailings
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