Coal Bed Methane in North America – Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020

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Date: 25-Jan-2013
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“Coal Bed Methane in North America – Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020″ is the latest report from industry analysis specialists GlobalData, offering comprehensive information on the North American Coal Bed Methane (CBM) market, covering the US, Canada and Mexico. CBM is a key source of unconventional gas. Naturally occurring methane gas in coal seams has characteristics similar to those of conventional natural gas, and can therefore be used for similar applications. The report is compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis, carried out by GlobalData’s team of industry experts.

Scope

This report provides detailed information and analysis of the CBM market in the US, Canada and Mexico. The report focuses primarily on -

  •  Key growth drivers and challenges for the development of CBM resources in the North American market
  •  CBM exploration basins and major companies engaged in CBM exploration and production in several US states
  •  Projected CBM production by 2020 for the US and Canada
  •  Overview of CBM scenario in the US including reserves, production and major basins with brief coverage of regulations
  •  Overview of CBM scenario in Canada including reserves, production, CBM activities in different states and projected production
  •  Discussion of coal industry in Mexico including major CBM basins and coal mine methane projects

Reasons to buy

  •  Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights into the North American coal CBM exploration and production market
  •  Identify opportunities and challenges in the CBM industry, particularly in terms of CBM potential and industry activities
  •  Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights into future opportunities in the CBM industry
  •  Identify opportunities to form partnerships with major players and enter this prolific investment destination

Coal Bed Methane in North America – Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 5
1.1 List of Tables 6
1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Introduction 8
2.1 Overview 8
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 9

3 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Overview 10
3.1 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Overview 10
3.2 Presence of Proven Coal Reserves Drives Interest in North America's Coal Bed Methane Industry 10
3.3 The US has Largest Coal Bed Methane Resources in the Region 11
3.4 CBM Production in North America is Forecast to Reach 2tcf by 2020 12
3.5 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Key Drivers and Issues 13
3.5.1 Credentials of Coal Bed Methane as Cleaner Energy Source Provide Fillip to Its Development Activities in North America 13
3.5.2 Coal Bed Methane Development in the US is a Well Regulated Industry 13
3.5.3 US and Canada Plan to Develop LNG Export Terminals Using Domestic Unconventional Gas Sources 14
3.5.4 Rising Environmental Issues are Major Challenges Affecting Coal Bed Methane Development 15

4 Coal Bed Methane in North America, the US 16
4.1 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Resource Potential 16
4.1.1 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Major Coal Bed Methane Basins in the US 16
4.1.2 New Mexico Offers Highest Well Head Prices of Coal Bed Methane Basin States 23
4.2 Estimated 17.5 Trillion Cubic Feet of Proven Coal Bed Methane Reserves in the US 24
4.3 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Coal Bed Methane Development Scenario 26
4.3.1 Coal Bed Methane Development in Colorado 26
4.3.2 Coal Bed Methane Development in New Mexico 27
4.3.3 Coal Bed Methane Development in Wyoming 28
4.3.4 Coal Bed Methane Development in Alabama 29
4.3.5 Coal Bed Methane Development in Oklahoma 30
4.3.6 Coal Bed Methane Development in Utah 32
4.3.7 Coal Bed Methane Development in Virginia 34
4.4 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Market Scenario 35
4.4.1 The Principal Environmental Issue Affecting Coal Bed Methane Development is Water Disposal 35
4.4.2 Coal Bed Methane to Electricity Plant Planned in Indiana 35
4.4.3 Coalbed Methane Outreach Program 36
4.5 Around 1,886bcf of Coal Bed Methane Production in the US Recorded in 2010 37
4.5.1 Expected Average Coal Bed Methane Production of 2tcf Until 2020 in the US 39

5 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Canada 40
5.1 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Resource Potential 41
5.1.1 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Major Coal Bed Methane Basins in Canada 41
5.2 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Coal Bed Methane Development Scenario in Canada 42
5.2.1 Coal Bed Methane Development in Alberta 42
5.2.2 Coal Bed Methane Development in British Columbia 45
5.2.3 Coal Bed Methane Development in Saskatchewan 47
5.2.4 Coal Bed Methane Development in Nova Scotia 47
5.3 Coal Bed Methane Production in Canada is Estimated to Exceed 200bcf by 2020 48

6 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Mexico 49
6.1 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Mexico, Resource Potential 49
6.2 Sabinas Sub-Basin is Key Coal Basin in Mexico with Major Potential for Coal Bed Methane Development 49
6.3 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Mexico, Development Scenario 50
6.3.1 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Mexico Coal Bed Methane / Coal Mine Methane Regulations 50

7 Coal Bed Methane in North America, Competitive Landscape 51
7.1 ConocoPhillips Ranks as Largest Operator of Coal Bed Methane Producing Fields in North America 52
7.2 Energen Resources Corporation 53
7.3 Devon Energy Corporation 53
7.4 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation 53
7.5 Encana Corporation 54

8 Appendix 55
8.1 Market Definitions 55
8.2 Sources 55
8.3 Abbreviations 57
8.4 Methodology 58
8.4.1 Coverage 58
8.4.2 Secondary Research 58
8.4.3 Primary Research 58
8.5 Contact Us 59
8.6 Disclaimer 59

List of Tables

Table 1: Coal Bed Methane Industry, North America, Planned LNG Liquefaction Projects (mmtpa), 2012-2020 14
Table 2: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Major CBM Basins Characteristics, 2010 17
Table 3: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Basins Wellhead Price ($/mcf), 2010 23
Table 4: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Proven CBM Reserves by States (bcf), 2005-2010 25
Table 5: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in Utah by Counties (bcf), 2008-2012 33
Table 6: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Major Coal Mine Methane Projects 36
Table 7: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Current and Projected CBM Production (bcf), 2011-2020 39
Table 8: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Canada, Alberta Plains CBM Characteristics, 2012 41
Table 9: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Canada, CBM Production in Canada (bcf), 2010-2020 48
Table 10: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Mexico, Key Characteristics of Sabinas Sub-Basin, 2012 49
Table 11: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Mexico, Coal Mine Methane Projects, 2012 50

List of Figures

Figure 1: Coal Bed Methane Industry, North America, Proven Coal Reserves, 2011 10
Figure 2: Coal Bed Methane Industry, North America, Forecasted CBM Production (bcf), 2011-2020 12
Figure 3: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Location of CBM Basins, 2012 16
Figure 4: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Powder River Basin 18
Figure 5: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Arkoma Basin 19
Figure 6: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Raton Basin 20
Figure 7: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Black Warrior Basin 21
Figure 8: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Uinta-Piceance Basin 22
Figure 9: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Distribution of Proven CBM Reserves Among States (%), 2010 24
Figure 10: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in Colorado (bcf), 2000-2010 26
Figure 11: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in New Mexico (bcf), 2000-2010 27
Figure 12: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in Wyoming (bcf), 2000-2010 28
Figure 13: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in Alabama (bcf), 2000-2010 29
Figure 14: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Oklahoma, CBM Completions, 1988-2011 30
Figure 15: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in Oklahoma (bcf), 2005-2010 31
Figure 16: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Utah's Coal Bed Gas Plays 32
Figure 17: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in Utah (bcf), 2000-2010 33
Figure 18: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production in Virginia (bcf), 2005-2010 34
Figure 19: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production Contribution by States (%), 2010 37
Figure 20: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, CBM Production (bcf), 2000-2010 38
Figure 21: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Current and Projected CBM Production (bcf), 2011-2020 39
Figure 22: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Canada, Alberta Stratigraphic Intervals With Coal Zones and CBM Potential, 2012 43
Figure 23: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Canada, Coalfields and Coal Bed Methane Potential in British Columbia, 2012 45
Figure 24: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Canada, Current and Projected CBM Production (bcf), 2010-2020 48
Figure 25: Coal Bed Methane Industry, North America, CBM Production by Major Operators, 2011 51
Figure 26: Coal Bed Methane Industry, North America, Onshore Energy Interests of ConocoPhillips in Lower 48 States, 2012 52

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