Underground coal gasification (UCG) is an industrial process which converts coal into product gas. UCG is an in-situ gasification process carried out in non-mined coal seams using injection of oxidants, and bringing the product gas to surface through production wells drilled from the surface.
Uzbekistan's mineral resources include petroleum, natural gas, gold, silver, uranium, molybdenum, tungsten, coal, copper, zinc and lead. Uranium, copper and gold are the country's chief minerals. The country has mineral reserves amounting to more than 1800 in number.
Angren is the heart of the Uzbek coal mining. The state coal mining company in Uzbekistan O'zbekko'mir has been for years successfully implementing comprehensive modernization and expansion programs for the coal industry thus increasing production capacity.
2014-07-31· Uzbekistan's mining industry is one of the country's most important and strategic industries. Uzbekistan is one of the world's largest producers of gold (ranked ninth) and of uranium (ranked seventh). Uzbekistan also produces copper, silver, coal, phosphate, molybdenum, potassium, tungsten, lead, zinc and other minerals.
Most coal production is sourced from two main basins, the Karaganda Basin, which supplies coking coal from underground mining operations and the Ekibastuz Basin (the third largest coal basin in the FSU) which supplies coal to the power generation sector. Bogatyr Access Komir, LLP is the largest open cast mining company in Kazakhstan.
Uzbekistan possesses substantial reserves of natural gas, oil, and coal. The country consumes large amounts of its natural gas, and gas pipelines link its cities and stretch from Bukhara to the Ural region in Russia as well. Surveys show petroleum resources in the Fergana Valley (including major reserves in the