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Guest commentary: How an oil and gas man became a leading advocate for capture of ...

Aspen Times 27 Sep 2021
He wanted to capture methane, the primary constituent in natural gas, as it escaped from coal mines ... He called Vessels the “the leading authority in the United States” in coal-mine methane capture ... in applied chemistry from the Colorado School of Mines and worked at the National ...
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US and EU Pledge to Slash Methane Emissions

Treehugger 23 Sep 2021
and the European Union pledged to reduce methane emissions by a third over the next decade and are urging other countries to follow suit ... and the EU are already working on reducing the amount of methane that emanates from oil and gas facilities, coal mines, livestock, and landfills—the leading sources of methane emissions.
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Four miners die in coal mine explosion

Dawn 22 Sep 2021
At least four miners were killed in an explosion in a coal mine in the Chamalang coalfield area of Duki district on Tuesday ... inside the mine ... The Levies officials said the explosion was caused by methane gas accumulated in the mine.
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4 coal miners die after inhaling poisonous gas in Balochistan's Duki

Dawn 21 Sep 2021
Seven miners were killed in a blast at a coal mine in Harnai which was caused by a build-up of methane gas. Earlier that week, six workers were found dead after they were trapped inside a coal mine in Bolan district that collapsed following a methane gas explosion the previous day.
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Poisonous gas kills four miners in Balochistan’s Duki

The Wire Network 21 Sep 2021
As many as 90 people have been killed in incidents in different mines across Balochistan this year, he added ... Mines Inspector Sabir Shah at the time said the incident took place in a coal mine owned by a private company a portion of which collapsed due to the explosion, causing the release of methane gas.
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BCCL signs pact for coal mine methane exploration

The Telegraph India 20 Sep 2021
The Jharia CBM (coal bed methane)/CMM (coal mine methane) block under the BCCL “has been delineated with an objective of exploring CBM in a total area of 26.5sqkm,” said a BCCL release, adding that the blocks are located in Kapuria, Moonidih and Sigma ...
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Bharat Coking Coal signs Rs 1,880 crore contract to extract methane

The Telegraph India 20 Sep 2021
In the methane project, Bharat Coking would put up close to Rs 370 crore towards the cost of land and the rest will be met by the private developer ... Further, removing methane from underground coal mines can improve mine safety, productivity, increase revenue and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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CIL arm inks revenue sharing contract with Prabha Energy

Business Line 20 Sep 2021
Methane, which is a potent green house gas with global warming potential greater than 25-28 times compared to Co2, is a cause of concern for the safety of mines and environment. Removing fugitive methane gas from underground coal mines and using it in profitable and practical ways ...
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US coal miners could be next in line for industry bailouts

Mining Weekly 20 Sep 2021
... Representatives later this month that would fund $11.3 billion to remediate coal mines abandoned before 1977 ... Abandoned mines pose both a physical danger as well as a climate threat.
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Joint US-EU Press Release on the Global Methane Pledge

The White House 18 Sep 2021
Major sources of methane emissions include oil and gas, coal, agriculture, and landfills ... Among the proposals before the Congress, for example, is a major initiative to plug and remediate orphaned and abandoned oil, gas, and coal wells and mines, which would significantly reduce methane emissions.
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4 strategies for a UN breakthrough on energy and climate change

The Norman Transcript 16 Sep 2021
Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines and Dolf Gielen, Colorado School of Mines ... a global push to cut methane emissions by nearly one-third by 2030. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that comes from leaking oil and gas infrastructure, coal mines, agriculture and landfills ... 4 strategic priorities ... 16, 2021, with the expected methane announcement ... .
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U.S. House panel to probe oil companies over climate disinformation

Metro USA 16 Sep 2021
The requests also come as Democrats seek to pass climate measures in the massive budget reconciliation bill, some of which fossil fuel interests oppose because they could add costs to drilling and mining ... carbon, regulating methane and reliably producing American energy.”.
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US and EU agree on cutting emissions by a third

Business Day 14 Sep 2021
“The short atmospheric lifetime of methane means that taking action now can rapidly reduce the rate of global warming,” the draft said ... The US-EU pledge would cover sources of methane emissions, including leaky oil and gas infrastructure, old coal mines, agriculture and waste such as landfills, the draft said.
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US, EU pursuing global deal to slash planet-warming methane

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
"The short atmospheric lifetime of methane means that taking action now can rapidly reduce the rate of global warming," the draft said ... The US-EU pledge would cover key sources of methane emissions, including leaky oil and gas infrastructure, old coal mines, agriculture and waste such as landfills, the draft said.
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US, EU eye 30-percent cut in methane emissions by 2030: report

Al Jazeera 14 Sep 2021
“The short atmospheric lifetime of methane means that taking action now can rapidly reduce the rate of global warming,” the draft said ... The US-EU pledge would cover key sources of methane emissions, including old coal mines, agriculture and waste such as landfills, the draft said.
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