Exploration & Production

Shanxi to open up to CBM exploration

China’s Shanxi province is planning on opening up access to CBM exploration and development.
By Staff reporter 8 March 2018 0 29930

China’s Shanxi province will open up access to CBM exploration and development in an orderly manner, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday, citing the provincial land and resources department.

"Companies will compete through auction and other measures to get the rights [...] while coal miners will be encouraged to apply for CBM development rights in their current mining concessions," a Shanxi land and resource department official told the newswire. Shanxi, in north-central China, is a major coal producer.

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