Mining Publication: Removing Methane (Degasification) from the Pittsburgh Coalbed in Northern West Virginia
Original creation date: January 1962
A joint investigation by the Bureau of Mines and the Christopher Coal Co. at the Humphrey No. 7 mine, operating in the Pittsburgh coalbed in northern West Virginia, was undertaken to gain more insight concerning the hazardous emission of methane gas in mining. This report describes the equipment, procedure, and results.
Authors: WM Merritts, WN Poundstone, BA Light
- A CART Technique to Adjust Production from Longwall Coal Operations under Ventilation Constraints
- Composition Change Model for Sealed Atmosphere in Coal Mines
- Methane Control by Isolation of a Major Coal Panel - Pittsburgh Coalbed
- Methane Drainage and Migration
- Methane Emission from U.S. Coal Mines, A Survey
- Methane Emission Rate Studies in a Northern West Virginia Mine
- Methane Emissions from Four Working Places in the Beckley Mine, Raleigh County, W. Va.
- Reservoir Rock Properties of Coal Measure Strata of the Lower Monongahela Group, Greene County (Southwestern Pennsylvania), from Methane Control and Production Perspectives
- Rotary Drilling Techniques Used in the Beckley Coalbed
- Three Coal Mine Gob Degasification Studies Using Surface Boreholes and a Bleeder System