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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an abrupt, even if temporary, halt to some of these trends, and underscored systemic vulnerabilities in health, economic, social and other systems, including those related to energy and industry. Failure to transition quickly to more sustainable systems will perpetuate these vulnerabilities, while also jeopardizing the fight against climate change and
The Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Recovery and Use from Abandoned Coal Mines (BPG on AMM) is aimed at raising awareness of AMM opportunities and hazards by providing accessible high-level guidance for senior corporate,
Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation FuelENERGY SERIES No. 54This report on Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation Fuel is another step in ourexploration of the catalytic role of natural gas in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals, and in
Best Practice Policy Guidance for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)Case Study: Small Scale LNG – Truck LoadingENERGY SERIES No. 50The transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) via truck loading is a fast growing vector of natural gas delivery and the main alternative to supply via pipelines. According to the
The UNECE Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane (CMM) has released the second edition of the Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Drainage and Use in Coal Mines. Since the first edition was published in 2010, the industry practice and regulations have evolved, and this second edition captures the most critical developments. The second
From the beginning of the twenty first century economic, social, and political forces have been threatening the historical dominance of coal for power generation. In this context, the UNECE Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane (CMM) presents you with a new paper titled The Challenges of the
Methane Management – An Economic Opportunity for Mitigation (Booklet - December 2015)Proper management of methane from source to use in extractive industries will be an effective means of reducing emissions of an intensive greenhouse gas and short lived climate pollutant. Methane is the second most important greenhouse
The Role of Gas in Sustainable Energy (Booklet - December 2015)Liquefied natural gas (LNG) – towards global gas marketsRecent market developments point to a fundamental change in the role of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the global energy landscape. The use of LNG to transport natural gas is poised to grow dramatically
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UNECE WPG STUDYUNECE Study on Underground Gas Storage in Europe and Central Asiain close cooperation with INTERNATIONAL GAS UNIONReviews the main trends in the underground gas storage in the UNECE regionContributes to increased visibility of future capacity and investment needsDiscusses regulatory, cost and operational
UNECE WPG STUDYThe Impact of Liberalization of Natural Gas Markets in the UNECE region--Efficiency and Security 17 March 2012Liberalization of gas markets is at various stages throughout the 56-country UNECE region. Most countries that have liberalized have done so formally but rarely claim to have reached a satisfactory
Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Drainage and Use in Coal MinesISBN 13: 9789211170184Sales Number: 10.II.E.28.25x11.5Binding: PaperbackSeries: ECE Energy Series, No. 31The Publisher: United Nations, Economic Commission for Europe Coal mines are not only a safety management challenge but also a major source
The objective of the Blue Corridor Project is to establish transport corridors for heavy duty transport vehicles using compressed natural gas (CNG) as fuel instead of diesel, both because of its economic and environmental advantages...Symbol Number: ENERGY/2003/8ISBN: NADownloadENG: