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ADAG gets nod for exploration of CBM in MP district

The Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) has gained the required permission to explore Coal-Bed Methane (CBM) in the Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh.

business Updated: Aug 19, 2010 15:39 IST

The Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) has gained the required permission to explore Coal-Bed Methane (CBM) in the Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh.

The Madhya Pradesh Directorate General of Hydrocarbons has granted Petroleum Exploration Licence (PEL) to ADAG for exploration of CBM from Sohagpur (north) block in Shahdol district on August 11, official sources said in Bhopal on Thursday.

As per the PEL, the ADAG was given permission for exploring CBM in an area of 609 sq km, they said.

The project of ADAG, which is setting up a 4000 MW Sasan Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) in Sidhi district after entering power sector in Madhya Pradesh will open a new source of non conventional energy in the state which is in the grip of an acute power crisis for a long time, they said.