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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 has given the impetus to CBM (Coal Bed Methane) to book the seat as a clean fuel resource, which can match the demand for increasing energy consumption.
Tlou Energy is focused on delivering power in Botswana through the development of coal bed methane projects.
This and other environmental and economic considerations serve as the drivers for the global coal bed methane market.
After pumping out underground water lying near coal bed fired the coal underground and produced coal gas.
The proposal by Bridgendbased UK Methane Ltd was to use a bore hole to test for any coal bed methane gases in the area.
Production of coal bed methane requires development of special technologies, it is a complex process consisting in "fragmentation" (creating fractured zones) of coal beds by hydraulic and pneumatic methods with use of water, acids, surface-active substances, pulp, using hydraulic fracturing, pumping special solutions into the well [1-3]; in the US, new technology of methane extraction from undeveloped coal beds have been developed (Enhanced CoalBed Methane--ECBM), consisting of injecting C[O.sub.2] into the coal bed to be absorbed by the coal and displace methane [4]; one of the most effective ways is tapping of a carbonaceous massive, resulting in sharp increase of its permeability and filtration capacity.
Among unconventional oil and gas he includes coal seam gas or coal bed methane, shale gas, and oil sands production.
Clrs Andrew Cooper and Julie Stewart-Turner, (Newsome, Green Party), submitted a motion urging members to vote in favour creating a council policy on shale gas and coal bed methane extraction.
New Delhi, Dec.20 ( ANI ): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of Ministry of Petroleum and and Natural Gas regarding policy for Exploration and Exploitation of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) areas under Coal Mining Lease allotted to Coal India Limited (CIL).
Even pre-Nelp blocks such as Cairn-operated Rajas than oil fields and coal bed methane (CBM) blocks are kept out of its preview, officials said.
For this current research program, a comprehensive plan to monitor injected carbon dioxide has been established by the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research and NETL to better understand the feasibility of carbon dioxide storage in unmineable coal seams and to explore the potential for enhanced coal bed methane recovery.
said Friday it will invest around C$600 million ($605 million, or 50 billion yen) in a project to produce coal bed methane, material for natural gas, in the Canadian province of Alberta.