light tight

light tight

(līt tīt)
Referring to a darkroom with no visible white light leaks that would interfere with the diagnostic quality of radiographs.
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And the chief culprit is US light tight oil (shale), whose volumes are helping to both offset some of the supplies taken off the market by OPEC/non-OPEC this year and slow the drawdown of crude stocks from storage tanks.
The chief culprit is the US light tight oil (shale), whose volumes are helping to both offset some of the supplies taken off the market by OPEC/non-OPEC this year and slow the drawdown of crude stocks from storage tanks.
DSW typically consists of light tight oil blended with a smaller amount of heavier Canadian crude to meet the API gravity specification of the Nymex contract.
Furthermore, the agency predicts that non-Opec production will drop by 500,000 barrels a day, including a 400,000-barrels-a-day reduction in US production of light tight oil in 2016.
US production of light tight oil production had peaked and was expected to decline by 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2016, he added, tightening supplies further.
Unconventional oil, or light tight oil, comes from oil-laden shale, requiring vertical and horizontal drilling, and hydraulic fracturing - "fracking.
Maximum cost estimates for more expensive unconventional oil range from $70 per barrel (for CO2-based enhanced oil recovery) to $90 (for extra-heavy oil and ultra-deep oil), while that for light tight oil (LTO), kerogen-based oil, gas-to-liquids (GTL) and coal-to-liquids (CTL) has been put at $100," he says, citing updated IEA data.
US light tight oil production will reach a plateau over the next decade, which means the US will be forced to rely on the Middle East, she argued.
US light tight oil, mostly from North Dakota and Texas, as well as Canadian bitumen, represent well over half of 2014 non-Opec supply growth, the IEA said.
The uprising of light tight oil in the US will play a major role in meeting global demand growth over the next decade.
Unconventional hydrocarbons, such as shale gas, light tight oil, and oil sands, are dramatically increasing the size of the continent's energy reserves.
For unconventional resources, North America will remain the centre of activity with light tight oil being the primary objective.