Govt plans big push to pvt coal mining, underground coal gasification, CBM
"The Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) has been of the view that the coal sector should induct technology, help to supply the gas sector needs of the country. Coal sector should adapt itself in such a way that it is not hit by the climate change considerations which are becoming every day concerns of the whole world," a top official of coal ministry said.
RIL draws government ire by monopolising sale of its own CBM
RIL insists it has won the gas after transparent bidding, Oil ministry could dec...
Coal India in talks with Gail, IOC for CBM JVs
Following the development, the world’s largest coal producer lined up two coal bed methane pro...
Probe finds RIL flouted CBM auction policy
Reliance had earlier said that the company won in an open, transparent auction conducted by CRISIL.
Operational and connectivity issues pull down RIL CBM block output
Production at RIL’s CBM block in Madhya Pradesh contracted to 0.94 million metric standard cubic meters a day (mmscmd) in July-September from 1mmscmd in the April-June period.
ONGC sells CBM gas at $5.77-6.12 /MMBtu
ONGC sold gas from its Bokaro CBM block to a private industry, H N Roy, for USD 5.77 per MMBtu on a gross calorific value basis.
Cabinet simplifies CBM exploration from CIL blocks
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs granted relaxation to Coal India and its subsidiaries from applying for grant of license under the PNG Rules, 1959 for extraction of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) under their coal bearing areas.
Essar to invest Rs 900 crore in Raniganj CBM block
The CBM block located in West Bengal has already received funds to the tune of Rs 4,000 crore for drilling wells and developing infrastructure.
Coal India awaits CCEA clearance to start extraction of CBM
To expedite gas production from coal seams, however, the government had earlier permitted Coal India to mine CBM through a notification.
Essar sells Raniganj CBM block to GAIL using Reliance formula
Oil producing firm EOGEPL has reportedly invested Rs 4,000 crore in the block so far. It has 348 completed CBM wells and a robust gas & water handling capacity.
Govt permits simultaneous exploitation of conventional, unconventional hydrocarbon
The policy is a booster for most oil and gas producers in the country, including Reliance Industries, Essar Oil, Vedanta, Great Eastern Energy and state firms.
ONGC likely to relinquish CBM block in West Bengal
Of the total nine CBM blocks allocated to ONGC, five have already been relinquished due to poor output potential. It plans to produce first gas from its Bokaro block in February.
RIL prima-facie not complied with CBM policy norm: Oil Ministry
RIL said it has abided by CBM pricing policy’s stated objective of discovering the best possible price that maximises state revenue and royalty.
India, China to build CBM through multilateral fora
The Sino-Indian dialogues come amid regular diplomatic exchanges in both Delhi and Beijing to find a formula to resolve the Doklam standoff.
RIL outbids GAIL to buy all its own CBM gas
RIL started commercial gas production from the CBM blocks in March and the planned output in October is 0.8 mmscmd, according to the bid document.
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