Learn more about Shell’s innovative research activities like In situ Conversion Process, Freeze Wall, and more.
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Welcome to the Mahogany Research Project
For decades, energy companies have attempted to unlock the large, domestic oil shale resources of northwestern Colorado’s Piceance (pronounced “Pee-ance”) Basin. For more than a quarter of a century, Shell has conducted laboratory and field research on its promising, In situ (in-ground) Conversion Process to recover oil and gas.