Alberta CBM resource put at 500+ tcf

Coal seams in the southern half of Alberta contain a maximum of more than 500 tcf of gas in place, but it is uncertain how much of that can be recovered, the Alberta Geological Survey said.Two reports the survey released have concluded that regional coal distribution and average gas in place concentrations are well established in the province. Click here to enlarge imageOne report noted that water quality in wells completed in shallow coal, mixed coal-sandstone, and sandstone aquifers in Alberta generally meet Canadian water quality guidelines. It added that some individual chemicals in ground water from coal may exceed drinking water guidelines that would limit the re-use of produced wa...

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