Research and analysis

Underground coal gasification: evidence statement of global warming potential

Review of the greenhouse gas implications associated with underground coal gasification (UCG).


Underground Coal Gasification – Evidence Statement of Global Warming Potential

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This review examines the scientific evidence on underground coal gasification to inform government policy about underground coal gasification development in the UK.

The report was carried out by Atkins on the request of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (now the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy).

Published 8 December 2016