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An Analysis of Reservoir Conditions and Responses in Longwall Panel Overburden During Mining and its Effect on Gob Gas Well Performance2/1/2012 - Peer reviewed journal articlesNIOSH conducted a cooperative research study to provide direct measurements of changing reservoir conditions in longwall panel overburden.
A Numerical Evaluation on the Effects of Impermeable Faults on Degasification Efficiency and Methane Emissions During Underground Coal Mining9/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study uses reservoir simulations to illustrate the effects of impermeable faults on the production performance of vertical and horizontal degasification boreholes.
The Borehole Monitoring Experiment: Field Measurements of Reservoir Conditions and Responses in Longwall Panel Overburden During Active Mining6/1/2008 - Conference papersThis paper describes the results of a NIOSH borehole monitoring experiment (BME) on an active longwall panel.
11/28/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to provide a technology upgrade to the Sarcos snake robot that was built to assist in mine emergencies.
8/18/2015 - News and announcementsA feature story about through-the-earth communcations technologies available for mine emergencies.
8/15/2014 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to identify equipment needs, available contractors, and the development and demonstration process for a rapid response drilling system for mine rescue operations.
7/18/2014 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to leverage the on-going development of the new generation Tandem Track (TT) snake robot, by modifying this new system in a way that makes it suitable for operations in underground mines.
Coal Mine Methane: A Review of Capture and Utilization Practices with Benefits to Mining Safety and to Greenhouse Gas Reduction5/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article reviews the technical aspects of coal mine methane (CMM) capture in and from coal mines, the factors affecting CMM accumulations in underground coal mines, methods for capturing methane using boreholes, and borehole designs.
Hydraulic Conductivity Changes and Influencing Factors in Longwall Overburden Determined by Slug Tests in Gob Gas Ventholes10/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study presents the results of core-log analyses from the exploration boreholes, the analyses of face advance rates, and the results of downhole monitoring studies performed in gob gas ventholes.
7/1/2008 - Conference papersThis paper describes a case study where a surface-based microseismic system, using triaxial geophones in boreholes drilled from the surface, was deployed at a large limestone mine.