Extraction of methane from coal advances

March 2008
Utility Week;3/21/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the development in the plans of Island Gas (IGas) to extract methane from coal seams in Great Britain in 2008. The company claimed that test drilling had shown a good gas flow at its Doe Green facility and it expected to start gas production by the end of this year. IGas also said that it anticipated to drill more appraisal wells at its brownfield facilities in Halewood and Swallowcroft in England this year.


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