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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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This and other environmental and economic considerations serve as the drivers for the global coal bed methane market.
The Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources has already announced plans to produce 16 billion cubic meters of coal bed methane by 2015, while Indonesia has already audited 1,000 bcf net resources and has production target of over 15,000 bcf by 2020.
square kilometres, two coal bed methane licences covering 1,574
Their coal bed methane resources are estimated to be twice those of the U.
Coal bed methane has gained attention in recent years as a new fuel resource along with shale gas.
Coal bed methane or coal bed gas is a type of natural gas, primarily methane, that is extracted from coal beds.
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.
In Canada, Hamilton says, coal bed methane is far more environmentally friendly to extract.
Margam-based UK Onshore Gas (UKOG), is working on a mapping exercise to assess the reserves of methane, predominantly found beneath unworked coal beds, and natural gas, in South Wales.
Residents and local groups such as the Flathead Coalition, which NPCA belongs to, hailed the decision but criticized the province for not also putting a stop to a proposal for coal bed methane exploration in the Flathead watershed.
This report is designed for measuring the performance of global coal bed methane market.