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  • adj. Not minable.


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  • It "opens up new, previously unminable coal reserves, of which we have an abundance in America," he says.

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  • In theory – and, currently, in limited practice – the carbon dioxide can be injected into permeable geological formations, surrounded by impermeable rocks, such as deep saline formations, exhausted oil and gas reservoirs, unminable coal seams, and even abandoned coal mines.

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  • Missiles are already working the economically unminable taconite ore of the Mesabi Range, have helped build the

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  • Platt said he and other miners were sometimes required to put in 18 to 20-hour days and were told to work what he said was "unminable coal," which opened wide cracks in the mine ceiling, making a roof collapse more likely. Main RSS Feed

  • Such term shall include storage at deep saline formations and unminable coal seems under such conditions as the Secretary may determine under such regulations.

  • Department of Energy Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, where the researchers could use the synchrotron to study what happens at the atomic level to the pore spaces (tiny holes) in coal if deep unminable coal seams are used as part of geosequestration (the capture and storage of CO2 in geological structures).

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  • At the time of his death he was CRL Energy's top research scientist, was one of the leaders of New Zealand's hydrogen research programme and was working on ways in which carbon dioxide (CO2) could be stored underground in unminable coal seams.

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  • The worldwide capacity for storing carbon dioxide in depleted natural gas and crude oil production fields and in unminable deep coal seams has been estimated as about 1000 Gt which is equivalent to 140 years of the 7 Gt emissions (in 2005) from the worldwide total coal-fired power generation.

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  • One small Northern Panhandle project is injecting CO2 into a small unminable coal seam and might provide a little information to the group, Huffman said, but larger-scale sequestration isn't being done elsewhere in the state.


  • Nearly 90% of the enormous coal resources in North America are unminable by today's mining standards, but CO2 sequestration technology has the potential to change that.

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