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Statement of coal resources and reserves for Curragh

production overseas). The resource is contained in five seams of varying thickness and quality characteristics. Coal is extracted from all of these seams by open cut methods. JORC Code 2012 compliance The statement of coal resources and coal reserves presented in this report has been produced in accordance with the JORC Code 2012.

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THE COAL RESOURCE - worldcoal

coal seam and leaving behind 'pillars' of coal to support the roof of the mine. These pillars can be up to 40% of the total coal in the seam – although this coal can sometimes be recovered at a later stage. This can be achieved in what is known as 'retreat mining', where coal is mined from the pillars as workers retreat. The roof is

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Where is coal found? | World Coal Association

Reserves that are not only considered to be recoverable but can also be recovered economically. This means they take into account what current mining technology can achieve and the economics of recovery. Proved reserves will therefore change according to the price of coal; if the price of coal is low, proved reserves will decrease.

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Coalbed methane - Wikipedia

Coalbed methane (CBM or coal-bed methane), coalbed gas, coal seam gas (CSG), or coal-mine methane (CMM) is a form of natural gas extracted from coal beds. In recent decades it has become an important source of energy in United States, Canada, Australia, and other countries. The term refers to methane adsorbed into the solid matrix of the coal.

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Coal Seam Gas | Geoscience Australia

Coal Seam Gas (CSG) is a naturally occurring methane gas found in most coal seams and is similar to conventional natural gas. In Australia the commercial production of CSG commenced in 1996 in the Bowen Basin, Queensland. Since then production has increased rapidly, particularly during the first decade of the 21st century.

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Resources & Reserves - glencore

Mineral Reserves (SAMREC). The Coal Resource and Reserve Statements as at 31 December 2018 conform to the requirements of these Codes and are consistent with Glencore Coal's internal Coal Resource and Reserve Estimation and Reporting Standard. Coal resources have been estimated for all coal seams .

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Why Australia Can't Get at Its Huge Gas Reserves - Bloomberg

Jun 13, 2017 · Why Australia Can't Get at Its Huge Gas Reserves ... of a controlling stake in the venture made it the largest holder of gas reserves in the state. ... Australia's gas is now supplied by coal ...

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Education & Resources – The Coal Seam

WV Coal: An Opportunity to Lead Posted by prdoc on March 9, 2013 By CHRIS HAMILTON Senior Vice President, West ia Coal Association Coal plays a significant role in our state and across the country, and despite the challenges at home, West ia stands to be a global energy leader – if we choose to be. Coal long has.

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U.S. TAX CREDITS SPURRING COAL SEAM, TIGHT SANDS BOOM .

A.D. Koen Gulf Coast News Editor Federal tax credits have sparked a boom in U.S. drilling for gas contained in coal seams and tight sands. Some analysts say drilling for unconventional nonassociated gas accounted for as much as one third of all U.S. gas wells drilled in 1990. Production of unconventional gas is leaping, and this source is providing the biggest share of net gas reserves growth ...

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Report finds -tcf gas in Elixir's Mongolian coal seam ...

Perth-based Elixir Petroleum Ltd. has a risked best estimate recoverable coal seam gas prospective resource of 7.6 tcf in its wholly owned Nomgom IX prospect in southern Mongolia according to ...

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Coal and coal seam gas - About | Department of the ...

Significant reserves of coal seam gas are known in the Bowen and Surat basins in Queensland. In New South Wales reserves have been proven in the Sydney, Gunnedah, Clarence-Moreton and Gloucester basins. Exploration has been undertaken or is planned to be undertaken in other coal basins including the Galilee, Arckaringa, Perth and Pedirka basins.

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CN103323887A - Assessment method and system of coalbed ...

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AUSTRALIAN GUIDELINES FOR THE ESTIMATION AND ...

1.1 Prior to September 1999 the estimation and reporting of Coal Resources and Coal Reserves in Australia were prescribed by the "Australian Code for Reporting Identified Coal Resources and Reserves (February 1986)". This code was ratified by the Government Geologists' Conference in April 1986 and appended to the "Australasian Code for

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3 Coal Resource, Reserve, and Quality Assessments | Coal ...

Federal policy makers require sound coal reserve data in order to formulate coherent national energy policies. Accurate and complete estimates of national reserves are needed to determine how long coal can continue to supply national electrical power needs, and to determine whether coal has the ...

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Top Ten Countries with Largest Coal Reserves - alltoptens

5. India India Coal Reserves. India holds the fifth position in the list of Top 10 Countries with largest coal reserves with an estimated coal reserve of 60.6 billion tonnes (7% of world's total). Thickest coal seam in India, and probably the second thickest coal seam in the world, is Jhingurda Coal Seam (140 m).

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Petroleum Resources | Geoscience Australia

Coal Seam Gas is a naturally occurring methane gas found in most coal seams and is similar to conventional natural gas. Unconventional Petroleum Resources Unconventional resources are natural resources which require greater than industry-standard levels of technology or investment to exploit.

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Coal seam gas reserves - data.qld.gov.au

Coal seam gas production; Coal seam gas reserves; Condensate production; Condensate reserves; Crude oil production; Crude oil reserves; Liquefied petroleum gas production; Liquefied petroleum gas reserves; Natural gas production; Natural gas reserves; License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

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THE COAL RESOURCE - worldcoal

coal seam and leaving behind 'pillars' of coal to support the roof of the mine. These pillars can be up to 40% of the total coal in the seam – although this coal can sometimes be recovered at a later stage. This can be achieved in what is known as 'retreat mining', where coal is mined from the pillars as workers retreat. The roof is

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Coalseam | Explore Parks WA | Parks and Wildlife Service

A small reserve north of Mingenew, Coalseam Conservation Park is rich in history and geology. It is the site of the first mined coal deposit in Western Australia, and exposed bands of coal seams can still be seen, along with the siltstones, claystones and sandstones that stripe the cliff faces and reveal 250 million years of geological history.

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