Coalbed Methane in Wyoming

Black Diamond Energy, Inc.

Coalbed methane (CH4) is a natural gas and valuable energy resource that occurs in coal beds. This site, hosted by an energy development corporation, explains the geology and stratigraphy of Wyoming in the context of the formation of coalbed methane and its occurrence in Wyoming. Maps, cross sections, stratigraphic columns and fence diagrams are provided to explain Cretaceous and Tertiary coalbed methane-plays in Wyoming.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Economic Geology, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Petroleum/Coal Geology, Stratigraphy:Lithostratigraphy, ,
Resource Type: Scientific ResourcesOverview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations
Climate Literacy Principles: Complex Interactions:Carbon Cycle, Human Activities and Change:Burning Fossil Fuels, Sun Drives Earth System:Fossil Fuel Formation
Focus on the Cretaceous: Stratigraphy, Economic Resources
Topics: Time/Earth History, Earth surface