International IX Oil Shale Conference 2017

„Oil shale industry in circular economy“


15th–16th November 2017
Johvi Concert Hall, Ida-Viru County, Estonia





Traditional oil shale conference in Ida-Viru County initiatesthe oil shale industry

to bring together different stakeholders –

scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, engineers and others –

to discuss actual topics.


The Conference main topics was

Circular Economy and Innovative Solutions in oil shale industry.


The Conference participants get a unique opportunity

to visit regional oil shale enterprises

Auvere power plant and Enefit280 oil factory (Eesti Energia AS, Enefit Energiatootmine AS),

Petroter oil factory (Viru Keemia Grupp AS) and open-pit mining (Kiviõli Keemiatööstuse OÜ).




Oil Shale Competence Centre (OSCC) is a structural unit of Virumaa College of Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ). It was established in 2011 in the eastern part of Estonia in industrial town Kohtla-Järve.


Oil shale conferences arranged by OSCC in collaboration with Virumaa College every year since 2009

are focused on actual topics as innovation, history, environmental issues,

assessment and regulation, cooperation, education and sustainable technology.


23.11.2017: Photo gallery is uploaded

22.11.2017: Conference video can be rewatch

21.11.2017: Presentations available Program/presentations

14.11.2017: Conference live starts at  16th November 10:00

13.11.2017: Registration to all visits is closed

09.11.2017: Change of departure point of visits: from car park of Prestone store

08.11.2017: Registration to Enefit Energiatootmine and Viru Keemia Grupp is closed

04.11.2017: The conference attendees list is added

02.11.2017: The final conference schedule has been published

18.10.2017: The conference program has been published

18.10.2017: Registration for conference and visits is open

16.10.2017: Poster-presentation list has been updated

21.08.2017: The Conference program
committee confirmed submitted
presentations for the conference
program. All poster presentation
titles and authors are published
on the conference website index.php/program/posters