Title: Mature Region, Youthful Potential: Oil and Natural Gas Resources in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins
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Publication Date: 09/2005
Publication Type: Report/Publication
Contact: Chris Nichols
Program/Technology: Other
Author: Rick Bender (IOGCC)
Al Clayborne (IOGCC)
John Duda (NETL)
Bradley J. Field (IOGCC)
David C. Hogeman (IOGCC)
C. Edmon Larrimore (IOGCC)
James Martin (IOGCC)
Michael L. Sponsler (IOGCC)
Bruce Stevens (IOGCC)
Bob R. Wilson (IOGCC)

This document discusses the optimal use of domestic fossil fuel resources, focusing specifically on two regions with coal supply: Appalachian and Illinois Basins. This report reviews the technical and infrastructure challenges to rejuvenating these coal supply sources. The report further provides regulatory suggestions to optimizing the utilization of these regions while minimizing environmental impacts.

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