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2014-03-20 23:26:36

Market Size – USD 11.56 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 5.9%, Market Trends – Regulatory framework enhancing exploration. View Report http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/coal-bed-methane-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Global CBM (Coal Bed Methane) market is expected to reach USD 17.31 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2014 to 2020. Unconventional CBM reserves, especially in coal-rich regions are increasingly gaining the...

2014-03-13 16:23:29

HOUSTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, confirms an ongoing increase in gas production from the Shouyang Block. Submission of the draft Overall Development Plan (ODP) for the core production area at Shouyang is also expected in the near future. Management is pleased to announce that,...

2014-03-07 23:00:13

Fossil Fuel Markets in China a new research report available at ReportsnReports.com. The report analyzes fossil fuel (Coal, Oil and Natural Gas) output and demand. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 China's demand for fossil fuel has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity,...

2014-03-06 12:22:10

LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Power Report Q4 2013 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:Whilst China power sector is set to remain in a league of its own, storm clouds are gathering onthe horizon. According to BMI's Country Risk analysts the Chinese economy is likely to enter recession overthe coming months. Despite record new credit issuance in recent months, the manufacturing sector has onceagain...

2014-03-05 08:32:50

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New policies requiring power plants to use unproven technologies are threatening America's energy security by putting a disproportionate regulatory burden on the affordable, reliable power generated from coal. The Whitfield-Manchin bill is a bi-partisan, bi-cameral measure to ensure the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) adheres to the Clean Air Act's requirement that standards reflect what is achievable from adequately demonstrated and...

2014-03-05 08:23:58

Transaction Aligned with Arch's Strategy to Divest Non-Strategic Assets ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") today announced that it has sold its Hazard ("Hazard") subsidiary to Blackhawk Mining, LLC ("Blackhawk") for $26.3 million in cash, prior to post-closing adjustments. This sale includes the Hazard thermal coal mining complex and related infrastructure as well as approximately 38 million tons of thermal coal reserves in eastern Kentucky....

2014-03-04 23:26:50

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Coal Sector in India" report to its research store. The conventional sources of energy include coal, oil, natural gas, hydro and nuclear power. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 In comparison to several other developed and even developing countries, India has a low per capita consumption of energy. With rapid growth in the Indian economy the energy demand is set to grow significantly in the coming years. A look at the historical experience of...

2014-03-03 23:27:24

The Niagara Team to date has found several worldwide entities working on beta-sized production facilities in need of ready to use equipment such as that which is located at the former CHOREN site in Freiberg. The CHOREN Beta Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Refinery was used for beta testing of sustainable CO2 neutral fuel production (360 bpd) from organic wood feedstock. Freiberg, Germany (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 FAM Germany GmbH & Co KG and its management company Niagara Worldwide LLC are...

2014-03-03 12:23:00

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury is a toxic metal that presents a serious threat both to the environment and human health. Exposure to mercury can destroy the human nervous system and permanently damage the brain, heart and immune system. With around half of mercury emissions in the USA coming from coal-fired power plants, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced a new mercury control rule, which will become effective in April 2015....

2014-02-27 20:21:44

Leading diamond bit manufacturer changes name and adds senior sales professional to support growth of company's Viper roof-bolt bits and other underground mining products. OREM, Utah, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Brady Mining, leading supplier of diamond roof-bolt products for underground mining operations, today announced a name change to US Synthetic Mining. The company also announced the appointment of Danny Price as a regional sales manager for the eastern United States. US...


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2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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