Alashan Methane Recovery and Utilization Project

Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
Alashan mine, Lan Shan Coal Company, Tai Xi Coal Group, Xintai Industrial District, Innner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China 
Description of Project
14 mines are operated in the Gulaben mining area in N. China. Currently, they are being improved for the safe recovery of up to 4.5 Mt/year of coal by mid-2011. Up to 69 m3/ton of methane may be emitted from these mines. The goal of this project is to consistently produce and use high quality CMM. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Instrumental Organizations
Parent company: Inner Mongolia Tai Xi Coal Group
Mine owner: Lan Shan Coal Company
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
1.17  (annually)
Results and Outcomes
Additional Documentation
new_Coal_CN_Lan-Shan_poster2.pdf (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Zhao

Last Name: Fu Qiang

Organization Name: Inner Mongolia Tai Xi Coal Group


Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity:


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