2009 EPA M2M Grant: Coalbed and coalmine methane recovery project analysis: creation of a Shanxi Province knowledge clearinghouse and recommendations

Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
Description of Project
This project will analyze the efficiency of existing coalbed methane (CBM) and coal mine methane (CMM) recovery projects in Shanxi Province and develop a series of recommendations to enhance CBM/CMM recovery and reduce emissions in its mines. The University will also promote the recovery and utilization of methane in China by serving as a central repository for CBM/CMM information in Shanxi Province, and will conduct CO2 sequestration modeling. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
China, United States
Instrumental Organizations
China University of Petroleum, Beijing, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
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Results and Outcomes
Additional Documentation
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Suian

Last Name: Zhang

Organization Name: China University of Petroleum, Beijing

Email: sazhang@263.net

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $199,805


Description of In-Kind Support: