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Economic assessment of the potetntial for profitable use of coal mine methane

Economic assessment of the potetntial for profitable use of coal mine methane

case studies of three hypothetical U.S. mines

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air and Radiation in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coalbed methane -- United States,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air and Radiation, Coalbed Methane Outreach Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination27,14,1 p.
    Number of Pages27141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14489284M
    OCLC/WorldCa40383646

    gas, which in some cases can be high, mine operators can use recovered CH4 for on-site electricity generation or sell it to a local pipeline. At surface mines, methane escapes from newly exposed coal faces and surfaces, as well as from areas of coal rubble created by blasting Size: KB. Coal industry methane emissions have declined over time, from million metric tonnes in to million metric tonnes in (a percent decline—see Figure 3).

    Creek underground mine near Singleton were sacked due to poor coal prices.8 Although the Hunter Valley may presently be described as a ‘coal economy’, the economic sustainability of the Hunter region’s open-cut coal mining industry is not assured, particularly when the issue of government support for the industry is considered. Table The framework of accounting external environmental cost of coal Amount Evaluation Coal Production Pollution Water pollution Sewage Discharge Sewage discharge cost Air pollution of mine workers who suffer from black lung 1Mine worker and family economic lost to clean the mine site cost.

    Other limits to coal mining are primarily economic in nature. Geologic factors can be unfavorable to mining. The type and thick-ness of rock above and between the coal beds, the coal thickness, the dip of the coal beds, the existence of aquifers, the presence of clinker (burned coal and adjacent cooked rock), and faulting in the mine areaFile Size: 8MB. The Economic Feasibility Study on Development of Coal Mine Using Real Options. Hyunbock Lee. Korea Institute Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) Gwahang-no, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon , South Korea [email protected] Abstract – The Discounted Cash Flow Method (DCFM) is still widely used to estimate mining project values under.


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Coal Mine Methane (CMM) Finance Guide Updated July Introduction such as the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Global methane emissions from the coal mining sector can be reduced through recovery and utilization projects that collect methane gas from coal mines for productive use or through destruction when an economic use is not feasible.

The Global Methane Initiative (GMI) The Global Methane Initiative (GMI) is a voluntary, multilateral partnership that aims to reduce global methane emissions and to advance the abatement, recovery and use of methane as a valuable clean energy source.

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Coal Mine Methane (CMM) could be valuable source of energy for electricity and heat production. On the other hand, methane migration from gobs, through overburden strata, to the atmosphere, has. By Roger Bezdek, President, Management Information Services, Inc.

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Coal Mine Methane Project Development: Global Update Pamela M. Franklin, Ph.D -To promote the profitable recovery and use of coal mine methane by working cooperatively with coal economic • Global CMM project opportunities abound especially at underground mines Drained gas Ventilation air.

least partly due to the increased use of methane drainage HISTORY OF METHANE DRAINAGE Bromilow and Jones (6) reported on the early history of methane drainage in Europe, where coal mining has a much longer history than in the United States.

The first. The choice of this technique is justified because environmental assessment performed with LCA, excluding the factors which affect the environment directly in case of a coal mine, i.e.

mine waste storage, discharging mine water, and methane emission, also considers the indirect influence on the environment associated with producing raw materials Cited by: A: Abandoned mines are not eligible under the Coal Mine Methane Project Protocol.

However, intermittent mines are considered eligible. These are mines that have been seasonally idle for more than 90 days, but mining facilities and equipment remain intact. gassy coal reserves and the expanding implementation of methane recovery, use, and flaring technologies (BP, ; UNFCCC, a).

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This can apply to either existing projects or to properties, which may have potential for future CBM : Michael J. Miller, Danny A. Watson. Mine closure - Sudden economic halt and Land contamination Parameter Waste water discharge from ledo mines Stream water sample D/S of the mines Ph Cadmium Chromium 73 Lead Arsenic Mercury This table shows the condition of a coal mine in Assam, Coal has high sulphurFile Size: 46KB.

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