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Investigation of the Use of Shaped Explosive Charges for Increasing the Permeability of Coal.
Rollins-RR; Clark-GB; Konya-CJ
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The report was prepared under a Bureau of Mines grant to determine the feasibility of using shaped charges in horizontal boreholes to fracture and increase the in situ permeability of coal. The work was exploratory and a review of results after the first phase was completed indicated that increasing the permeability by the use of shaped explosive charges was neither technically feasible nor practically acceptable.
CP; Final Contract Report;
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University of Missouri
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