Mining Publication: Review of Horizontal Drilling Technology for Methane Drainage From U. S. Coalbeds
Original creation date: January 1980
Authors: GL Finfinger, J Cervik
This Bureau of Mines publication reviews underground methane drainage programs being conducted in various coalbeds. Equipment used in drainage programs such as drills, underground pipelines, and methane monitoring systems is described.
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- Coal Mine Methane: A Review of Capture and Utilization Practices with Benefits to Mining Safety and to Greenhouse Gas Reduction
- Historical Development of Technologies for Controlling Methane in Underground Coal Mines
- Methane Control by Isolation of a Major Coal Panel - Pittsburgh Coalbed
- Methane Emission Rate Studies in a Northern West Virginia Mine
- Methane Emissions from Four Working Places in the Beckley Mine, Raleigh County, W. Va.
- NIOSH Research for Monitoring and Controlling Methane at U.S. Underground Coal Mining Operations
- Remote Methane Sensors
- Removing Methane (Degasification) from the Pittsburgh Coalbed in Northern West Virginia
- Rotary Drilling Techniques Used in the Beckley Coalbed