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Cluff keen on North Sea after gasification setback - Herald Scotland


Herald Scotland

Cluff keen on North Sea after gasification setback
Herald Scotland
The company, which is run by oil and gas entrepreneur Algy Cluff, told investors it has handed back the licences under which it was investigating the potential of underground coal gasification after running into official opposition. “In the absence of ...

UCG threat to Fife lifts as underground gas explorer surrenders ... - The Courier


The Courier

UCG threat to Fife lifts as underground gas explorer surrenders ...
The Courier
The oil and gas explorer behind controversial plans to burn underground coalbeds beneath the Forth has surrendered its licences. The move by Cluff Natural ...
Company abandons plans for fracking the Forth - Fife TodayFife Today

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Rs1.8tr sought for next year's development budget - DAWN.com


DAWN.com

Rs1.8tr sought for next year's development budget
DAWN.com
He said the scientist had approached the Planning Commission for more funds saying a 10MW plant on underground coal gasification was successfully operating and required to be enhanced to 100MW capacity. The minister said Dar Samar was advised to ...

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Linc Energy liquidators responsible for EPA breach - The Sunshine Coast Daily


Toowoomba Chronicle

Linc Energy liquidators responsible for EPA breach
The Sunshine Coast Daily
The Queensland Environment Department claims the company allowed methane, hydrogen, carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulphide to leak from its underground coal gasification site near Chinchilla from 2007 to 2013. Five former executives of Linc Energy ...
Environmental laws trump Linc Energy creditors - LexologyLexology (registration)

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Rs3.2 bn Thar coal gasification project: Govt links more funds to third party validation - The News International


The News International

Rs3.2 bn Thar coal gasification project: Govt links more funds to third party validation
The News International
The government approved the underground coal gasification project at an estimated cost of Rs9 billion after initial experiments proved to be a success. Eminent energy expert Arshad H Abbasi currently associated with SDPI says the gas generated by Thar ...

CIL gets ready to tap into coal bed methane, gasification - Economic Times


Economic Times

CIL gets ready to tap into coal bed methane, gasification
Economic Times
Under the plan, the PSU will have to come out with projects on coal bed methane, gasification (underground and surface), coal to liquid and polychemical," Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar told PTI. Underground coal gasification (UCG) is extraction of ...

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Quality checks now for Coal India's non-regulated buyers - The Hindu


The Hindu

Quality checks now for Coal India's non-regulated buyers
The Hindu
Mr. Som, whose company is now trying to implement a project involving 2.1 billion tonnes of coal reserve here, said that new technologies like underground coal gasification (against physical coal mining in deep seams) needed to be exploited to access ...

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Contamination near Linc Energy UCG plant at Hopeland more ... - ABC Online


ABC Online

Contamination near Linc Energy UCG plant at Hopeland more ...
ABC Online
An Environment Department investigation confirms the contamination near Linc Energy's underground coal gasification plant is much more widespread than ...
Chinchilla contamination 'worse than thought', warning on Mount Isa ...Courier Mail

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


The Guardian

Underground coal gasification will not go ahead in UK | Environment ...
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 ...
Government kills off plans to burn coal under the seabedTelegraph.co.uk

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State Government bans underground coal gasification following contamination - Courier Mail


Courier Mail

State Government bans underground coal gasification following contamination
Courier Mail
Peter Bond, who started Linc Energy but stood down as an executive and a director, said the Government was never interested in UCG and was just looking for an excuse to shut it down after throwing its support behind coal seam gas. “Of course it was ...
Underground coal gasification to be banned in QueenslandChinchilla News
Queensland bans underground coal gasification over environmental riskThe Guardian
UCG banned immediately in Queensland, laws to follow, Mines Minister Anthony Lynham saysABC Online
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