Higher gas prices, improved techniques drive CBM development

10/18/2004
Coalbed methane (CBM) is barely on the radar screen in Canada compared with conventional gas. But it is a new gas frontier with huge potential, which is attracting increasing industry attention.More active companies now involved in CBM pilot projects, exploration, and development include EnCana Corp., MGV Energy Inc., Husky Energy Inc., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Apache Canada Ltd., and Trident Exploration. Most activity is centered in the dry coal Horseshoe Canyon play on the Alberta Plains. There is some CBM activity in British Columbia and in Nova Scotia on the East Coast. EnCana, one of the largest operators, has drilled about 180 wells in a 370-well program this year on the Pal...
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