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Offshore wind farm in the frame for Methil - Fife Today


Fife Today

Offshore wind farm in the frame for Methil
Fife Today
However, local councillor Tom Adams said he was relaxed about the prospect of a wind farm. “I'm quite happy that they're going out there,” he said. “I would rather have wind turbines than fracking or underground coal gasification in the area. “We need ...

CIL seeks bids for setting up coal-to-methanol plant in Bengal - The Hindu


The Hindu

CIL seeks bids for setting up coal-to-methanol plant in Bengal
The Hindu
In a separate reply, the minister said the policy for development of underground coal gasification (UCG) has been approved by the government in 2015. Subsequently, an inter—ministerial committee (IMC) has been constituted in the ministry of coal with ...

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Angst in Kogan over Linc Energy - Chinchilla News


Chinchilla News

Angst in Kogan over Linc Energy
Chinchilla News
A KOGAN landholder is "dumbfounded” by the lack of communication from the State Government over its recent designation of land as "under investigation” for alleged contamination from the Linc Underground Coal Gasification site. Sharon Lohse, a Kogan ...

Coal India subsidiary to appoint consultant for underground coal gasification - Business Standard


Coal India subsidiary to appoint consultant for underground coal gasification
Business Standard
The Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Ltd (CMPDI), a subsidiary of Coal India, is planning to appoint consultancy firm for executing technical evaluation of blocks to undertake Underground Coal Gasification projects. "CMPDI, on behalf of MoC ...

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Farmers set to sue Linc Energy, Qld Government over UCG contamination - Wellington Times


Wellington Times

Farmers set to sue Linc Energy, Qld Government over UCG contamination
Wellington Times
The extent of the contamination is detailed in an expert report by Gilbert and Sutherland which was commissioned by the Queensland Government. That report lays blame with Linc Energy's underground coal gasification (UCG) project at Kummerows Road, ...

Coal Gas Can Help India Save Significant Foreign Exchange - Natural Gas World


Natural Gas World

Coal Gas Can Help India Save Significant Foreign Exchange
Natural Gas World
Kumar has earlier stated that the government wants to do at least one pilot project on underground coal gasification, preferably on a commercial scale as well. India has huge coal reserves, mostly in the eastern states of West Bengal, Jharkhand ...
Coal gas to help reduce import bill by $10 bn in 5 yearsThe Dollar Business
Coal gas can help lower import bill by $10 bn in 5 yrs: Coal SecretaryThe Statesman

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Coal gas can help lower import bill by $10 billion in 5 years : Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar - The New Indian Express


The New Indian Express

Coal gas can help lower import bill by $10 billion in 5 years : Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar
The New Indian Express
Underground coal gasification is a method of converting coal underground into gaseous mixture of hydrogen, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and water that can be used in place of natural gas as fuel or feedstock. "The problem with our coal use is when ...
Siemens develops clean coal in ChinaMEED (subscription)

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Govt planning series of pilot projects using coal: official - Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle

Govt planning series of pilot projects using coal: official
Deccan Chronicle
Underground coal gasification (UCG) is a method of converting coal still in the ground to a combustible gas that can have various uses including power generation. The pilot projects can also be run in areas like surface gasification and coal-to-liquid ...

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Linc Energy underground fires 'extinguished' says Minister - Chinchilla News


Chinchilla News

Linc Energy underground fires 'extinguished' says Minister
Chinchilla News
STATE Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles has confirmed the gasifiers at the Linc Energy trial Underground Coal Gasification site have extinguished themselves. Early into the investigation into Linc Energy's activities, Minister Miles said there was a ...

Underground coal gasification will not go ahead in UK - The Guardian


The Guardian

Underground coal gasification will not go ahead in UK
The Guardian
A highly polluting method of extracting gas has been effectively killed off in the UK after the government said it would not support the technology. Underground coal gasification (UCG), which involves injecting oxygen and steam underground to release ...
Government kills off plans to burn coal under the seabedTelegraph.co.uk

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