Essar Oil finds shale gas in Raniganj CBM field

Essar Oil finds shale gas in Raniganj CBM field

Bengal may finally have enough green gas for the transport sector. Essar Oil has sniffed shale gas in its Raniganj coal bed methane (CBM) field a few months back. If materializes, it could well be a game changer for the energy sector in the state. Essar Oil of Ruias is one of the pioneers in CBM exploration along with Great Eastern Energy Corporation (GEECL) of Y K Modi in India. Incidentally, both the operating CBM fields in the country is in Raniganj area.
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