Title: Coalbed Natural Gas Coalbed Methane
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Publication Date: 02/2005
Publication Type: Brief
Contact: Chris Nichols
Program/Technology: Oil & Natural Gas
Author: David Alleman (NETL)
John R. Duda (NETL)
Peter Lagiovane (DOE)

A factsheet discussing the increasing role of coalbed methane or "CBM" as part of the national energy portfolio. CBM production has increased during the last 15 years and now accounts for about 1/12th of the U.S. natural gas production. The document also summarizes potential development issues in utilizing the resource.

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