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coal bed

[′kōl ‚bed]
(geology)
A seam or stratum of coal parallel to the rock stratification. Also known as coal rake; coal seam.
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Bidders have been asked to "delineate coal bed methane and coal resources and reserves.
This and other environmental and economic considerations serve as the drivers for the global coal bed methane market.
Citing year 2000 US statistics, he said, there are 36 TCF of coal bed methane reserves in Thar alone, of which 21 TCF are extractable.
The projects of extracting coal bed methane is characterized by considerable geological and technological risks, especially at an early stage, and one of the most volatile and difficult to forecast parameters of it is production rate of methane wells [9, 10].
The company stated it has engaged Lantana Oil & Gas Partners to market substantially all of the coal bed methane interests in the Appalachia Basin.
Coal bed methane has gained attention in recent years as a new fuel resource along with shale gas.
Following the completion of the acquisition of Apollo Gas Limited (ASX:AZO) in January 2011, Dart Energy engaged MBA Petroleum Consultants Pty Ltd (MBA) to undertake an assessment of the coal bed methane resource within six of the seven licences in the portfolio, being PELs 456, 459, 460, 461, 463, 464 in New South Wales, Australia.
Coal bed methane or coal bed gas is a type of natural gas, primarily methane, that is extracted from coal beds.
Scottish-based Composite Energy Ltd has invested pounds 15m to develop up to 18 test drilling wells after it was awarded coal bed methane licences last year across Scotland, Wales and England.
Big Cat Energy Corporation said today that three more coal bed methane (CBM) operators, including J.
said Monday it has succeeded in an experiment to inject a large amount of carbon dioxide into deep coal beds by using nitrogen for the first time in the world.
The company, which has extensive energy interests all over the world, is testing for the presence of coal bed methane - a natural gas from buried coal deposits.