Coal & Coalbed Methane

Coal Fields in Utah

Coal Fields in Utah
Coal Information

Utah’s Energy Landscape (pdf)
Visual-based description of Utah’s entire energy portfolio.

Mercury in Coal Project
Optimizing technology to reduce mercury and acid gas emissions from electric power plants.

Coalbed Methane Plays
Petroleum companies are looking for new coalbed gas “plays”.

Utah Coal Data
From Utah Energy and Mineral Statistics, a web-based repository for energy and mineral data for the State of Utah.

Abandoned Coal Mine Maps of Utah
Maps for 58 percent of the abandoned coal mines in Utah.

Abandoned coal mine data and georeferenced images (xls)
Readme file (pdf)

Coal Production

Utah’s Extractive Resource Industries (2010 – present, includes coal) (pdf)
Annual Review and Forecast of Utah Coal Production and Distribution (1987-2009) (pdf)

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Publications 2000-2016

Energy & Mineral Resource Maps
Includes statewide resource maps.

Coal resources of the Muley Canyon Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale, Henry Mountains coalfield, Utah, by S. Heuscher, 19 p., 2011 Special Studies 138
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Available coal resource for the Salina Canyon and southwestern part of the Wasatch Plateau coalfields, Sevier County, Utah, by D. E. Tabet, B. P. Hucka, J. C. Quick, and S. I. Wakefield, 17 p. + 14 p. appendix, 2009 Special Studies 129
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Coal resource map of Utah, by D. E. Tabet and S. I. Wakefield, 1 pl., 2006 Map 226
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The available coal resources for eight 7.5-minute quadrangles in the Alton Coalfield, Kane County, Utah, by R. L. Bon, J. C. Quick, S. I. Wakefield, B. P. Hucka, and D. E. Tabet, 23 p., 2006 Special Studies 118
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North Horn Mountain area coal drill-hole data: Wasatch Plateau coalfield, Emery County, Utah, 2005 Open-file Report 449
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The available coal resources for nine 7.5-mintue quadrangles in the southern Wasatch Plateau Coalfield, Emery, Sanpete, and Sevier Counties, Utah, by J. C. Quick, D. E. Tabet, B. P. Hucka, and S. I. Wakefield, 41 p., 2005 Special Studies 114
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The available coal resources for eight 7.5-minute quadrangles in the southern Emery Coalfield, Emery and Sevier Counties, Utah, by J. C. Quick, D. E. Tabet, B. P. Hucka, and S. I. Wakefield, 37 p., 2004 Special Studies 112
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Energy, mineral, and ground-water resources of Carbon and Emery Counties, Utah, by R. W. Gloyn, D. E. Tabet, B. T. Tripp, C. E. Bishop, C. D. Morgan, J. W. Gwynn, and R. E. Blackett, 161 p., 14 pl., 2003 Bulletin 132
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Publications 1980-1999

The available coal resources for nine 7.5-minute quadrangles in the northern Wasatch Plateau Coalfield, Carbon and Emery Counties, Utah, by David E. Tabet, Jeffrey C. Quick, Brigitte P. Hucka, and John A. Hanson, 46 p., 1999 Circular 100
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Petrographic and physical characteristics of Utah coals, by B.P. Hucka, S.N. Sommer, and D.E. Tabet, 80 p., 1997 Circular 94
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Characteristics of Utah coals in the University of Utah’s Coal Sample Bank, by S.N. Sommer, D.M. Bodily, and E.M. Whitney, 53 p., 1995 Report of Investigation 226
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The resinite resources of selected coal seams of the Book Cliff and Wasatch Plateau coal fields of central Utah, by D.E. Tabet, B.P. Hucka, and S.N. Sommer, 19 p., 1995 Report of Investigation 225
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Analysis and regional implication of cleat and joint systems in selected coal seams, Carbon, Emery, Sanpete, Sevier, and Summit Counties, Utah, by Brigitte Hucka, 47 p., 2 pl., 1991 Special Studies 74
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Contributions to economic geology in Utah 1986, 39 p., 1987 Special Studies 69
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Bibliography of Utah coal, 1869 through 1982, by D.A. Foster and A.D. Smith, 242 p., 1984 Bulletin 120
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Proceedings, Fifth Symposium on the geology of Rocky Mountain coal, 1982, edited by K.D. Gurgel, 319 p., 1982 Bulletin 118
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Muddy Creek coal drilling project, Wasatch Plateau, Utah, by A.D. Smith, 57 p., 1981 Special Studies 55
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Utah coal studies II, 44 p., 1981 Special Studies 54
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Publications pre-1980

Coal studies, 102 p., 1 pl., 1979 Special Studies 49
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Coal drilling at Trail Mountain, North Horn Mountain and Johns Peak areas, Wasatch Plateau, Utah, by F.D. Davis, and H.H. Doelling, 90 p., 6 pl., 1977 Bulletin 112
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Central Utah coal fields: Sevier-Sanpete, Wasatch Plateau, Book Cliffs and Emery, edited by H. H. Doelling, 572 p., 1972 Monograph 3
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Eastern and northern Utah coal fields: Vernal, Henry Mountains, Sego, La Sal-San Juan, Tabby Mountain, Coalville, Henrys Fork, Goose Creek and Lost Creek, edited by H. H. Doelling and R. L. Graham, 409 p., 1972 Monograph 2
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Southwestern Utah coal fields: Alton, Kaiparowits Plateau and Kolob-Harmony, edited by H. H. Doelling and R. L. Graham, 333 p., 1972 Monograph 1
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