2006 EPA M2M Grant: Tiefa Mine Feasibility Study

Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
Liaoning Province, China 
Description of Project
This project is a feasibility study for installing a monolithic catalytic combustor at the Tiefa mine. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Australia, China, United States
Instrumental Organizations
* Tiefa Coal Industry Co. Ltd.
* Australia Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)
* U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
This demonstration project directly promotes coal mine methane project development in China. 
Additional Documentation
A feasibility study on mitigating and utilizing dilute mine methane by using a monolithic catalytic combustor at Tiefa (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Dr. Shi

Last Name: Su

Organization Name: CSIRO

Email: shi.su@csiro.au

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $200,102


Description of In-Kind Support:

Project's EPA contact:
Barbora Jemelkova, U.S. EPA Coalbed Methane Outreach Program
Email: Jemelkova.Barbora@epa.gov