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Coalbed Methane Outreach Program

CMOP International Partners: Turkey

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Turkey ranks 12th in global coal production – nearly 70 million metric tons (Mmt) in 2012 – and 19th in coal mine methane (CMM) emissions, which are projected to exceed 2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MTCO2E) by 2020. An overview of Turkey’s coal mining history and current methane recovery and use efforts can be found in the Global Methane Initiative Coal Mine Methane Country Profile: Turkey (June 2015) (PDF) (6 pp, 962K) Exit


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