Coalbed Methane Recovery

Project Summary

The project’s objectives are to: (a) reduce emissions of greenhouse gases which are a byproduct of Ukraine’s mining sector; (b) increase resource recovery and promote the commercial extraction of coalbed methane; and (c) help increase the productivity and safety of Ukraine’s underground coal mines. The project has two components; the Mining component will undertake underground extraction of methane; and the second component will support the creation of a coalbed methane company which will carry out field tests to verify the commercial potential of surface gas extraction.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
450
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Cancelled
Country
Ukraine
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
CBM Unit, Ministry of Economy
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
11,200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 17,400,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
30 Mar 2001