Coal-bed gas resources of the Rocky Mountain region

Fact Sheet 110-01
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The Rocky Mountain region contains several sedimentary provinces with extensive coal deposits and significant accumulations of coal-bed gas. This summary includes coal-bed gas resources in the Powder River Basin (Wyoming and Montana), Wind River Basin (Wyoming), Southwest Wyoming (Greater Green River Basin of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah), Uinta-Piceance Basin (Colorado and Utah), Raton Basin (Colorado and New Mexico), and San Juan Basin (Colorado and New Mexico). Other provinces in the Rocky Mountain region may contain significant coal-bed gas resources, but these resource estimates are not available at this time.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Coal-bed gas resources of the Rocky Mountain region
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 110-01
DOI 10.3133/fs11001
Year Published 2001
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Description 2 p.
Country United States
State Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming