Tapping into coal

May 2011
Process Engineering;May/Jun2011, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports on the pilot project conducted by Nexen Exploration UK for a coal-bed methane (CBM) extraction plant at the Mersey River, England. It notes that the project used a jet pump system from Cat Pumps for the application of the dewatering procedure. It states that the process would extract 10 percent more water from the formation, and the excess is pumped to a storage tank for off-site treatment and disposal.


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