Reserves of Natural Bitumen (Gilsonite) are spread all over the globe in several areas and within many basins in different forms considering the geological nature of each area. Many of the areas are well explored such as Utah in USA and some are known to some extent such as reserves of Gilsonite in Angola and […]

Gilsonite or Natural Bitumen was first discovered in the United States of America in the 19th century. It’s confirmed that the Native Americans who lived in the state of Utah were familiar with this material, yet there was neither commercial nor scientific use of it until the pioneers entered the Continent.

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