Coal Bed Methane Current Affairs, GK & News
Coal Bed Methane (CBM) is natural gas found in coal seams. It mainly consists of Methane (CH4) with minor amounts of nitrogen, carbon dioxide and heavier hydrocarbons like ethane. CBM was wasted and vented out into the atmosphere during the initial years of mining resulting in greenhouse emissions. CBM was a serious safety hazard while ....Read More
India and Australia held their first Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting on Coal and Mines on September 23, 2021 through Video conferencing. Highlights JWG meeting is a precursor to the upcoming India-Australia Energy Dialogue which is scheduled to be held in October 2021. Meeting was co-chaired by Additional Secretary in Ministry of Coal Vinod Kumar ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently launched the “Single Window Clearance System” for coal mines. What is Single Window Clearance System? The Single Window Clearance System for Coal Mines is an online platform launched to obtain clearances for smooth operationalisation of coal mines. It is aimed at allowing coal bidders to obtain all required ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
On May 20, 2020, the union cabinet approved several initiatives under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan that was launched by PM Modi recently. Highlights The Union Cabinet has approved allocation of food grains, adoption of auction methodology for coal, issuance of second order to Reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir, Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana, Pradhan Mantri ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan • Coal Auction • Coal Bed Methane • Food Processing • Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act 2019 • Migrant workers • MSME • One Nation One Card • Pradhan mantri Matsya sampada Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana
Union Cabinet has approved policy framework to permit exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons such as Shale oil/gas, Coal Bed Methane (CBM) etc. It will be carried out under existing Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs), CBM contracts and Nomination fields to encourage existing contractors in licensed or leased area to unlock full potential of unconventional hydrocarbons ..
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has relaxed rules for state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) for extraction of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) lying below coal seams in its blocks in bid to quickly boost production. Till now, CIL had to apply to oil ministry for a licence to extract coal-bed methane (CBM) from its ..
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Policy for Early Monetization of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Gas Marketing and Pricing Freedom for CBM Gas. The policy provides marketing and pricing freedom to the CBM Contractors to sell the CBM at Arm’s Length Price in the domestic market. ..