COALBED GAS-2 VAST RESOURCE POTENTIAL EXISTS IN MANY COUNTRIES
Jonathan R. Kelafant, Scott H. Stevens, Charles M. Boyer II Advanced Resources International Arlington, Va. Global coalbed gas resources are significant and provide an excellent exploration and production target. In many countries, these resources dwarf the conventional gas potential and may be the only significant hydrocarbon present. However, the diverse geographic, geologic, and reservoir conditions of coalbeds will require an extensive exploration phase and subsequent adaptation of U.S.