Coal Bed Methane (CBM)

Coalbed Methane (CBM)

NK-CBM-2002/I CBM Block

  • Location

  • Project Phase

    Development & Production
  • Contract Award

  • Area

    271.5 sq km2
  • Share In Block

    Prabha Energy Private Limited- 25% (Joint Operator)
    ONGC- 55% (Joint Operator)
    IOCL – 20%

The North Karanpura coal field is the westernmost member of the Damodar valley coalfields. The Damodar Valley coalfield consists of several other coalfields out of which the block NK-CBM-2001/1 falls in North Karanpura Coalfield. The block stretches across the Hazaribagh and Chatra districts of Jharkhand State of India.

Prabha Energy Private Limited (PEPL), a subsidiary of DERL focusing on CBM E&P business was awarded 25 % farm in stake along with joint operatorship with ONGC in the North Karanpura CBM block through a competitive bidding process.

PEPL, on behalf of consortium partner’s comprising of PEPL, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGCL) & Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is carrying out CBM development operations in North Karanpura CBM Block NK-CBM-2001/1, Jharkhand from the year of 2018-19.