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Pacific Asia Petroleum Inc., Hartsdale, NY, has spud a coalbed methane well on its 100% owned 175,000-acre Zijinshan Block in China’s Shanxi Province.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Oct. 8
– Pacific Asia Petroleum Inc., Hartsdale, NY, has spud a coalbed methane well on its 100% owned 175,000-acre Zijinshan Block in China’s Shanxi Province.

Zijinshan, 150 miles east of supergiant Sulige gas field and 350 miles west-southwest of Beijing, is flanked by several CBM blocks held by Chevron Corp.

Awarded to the company in 2008, the Ordos basin block is near the west-east and Ordos-Beijing gas pipelines and another pipeline under construction and dedicated to CBM.

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