Coalbed Methane Potential of the Denver Basin, CO

Colorado Geological Survey

Late Cretaceous and Tertiary coals within the Denver Basin show potential for coalbed methane energy resources. This site discusses the historic efforts to take advantage of these low-grade, methane-producing coals as well as some concerns and cautions for exploration in this area. Links to additional information and professional reports concerning coalbed methane and the Denver Basin are also provided.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Geology:Economic Geology, Sedimentary Geology:Petroleum/Coal Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Focus on the Cretaceous: Economic Resources, Sedimentary Basins, Stratigraphy
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Sedimentary Geology, Environmental Science