(Inner Mongolia) Coal Industry Development 14th Five-Year Plan - Coalbed Methane Development and Utilization Supporting Scheme
Inner Mongolia has published the coalbed methane development and utilisation strategy document to support its coal industry development between 2021 and 2025. It has set a target to investment 936 million yuan (140 million USD, as of 23 June 2022) in coalbed methane, boost production capacity to 155 million m3/year and utilisation to 124 million m3/year.
The scheme outlines several upcoming plans for the sector: explore methane reserves in a list of key coal mines; build demonstration zones; advance technological innovation in coalbed methane extraction; strengthen environmental protection regulations and supervision; and support industry development with preferential financial policies and increased funding.
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