Providing independent consulting services to the resources sector since 1998.

what we do



​COAL SEAM GAS / COAL BED METHANE AND UNCONVENTIONAL GAS PROJECT MANAGEMENT


Project management is one of our core services. From project inception to completion the team at CoalBed ensure the delivery of a quality product. We have experience in project management for CSG / CBM and unconventional gas. Our experience extends from the basics of rig management and safety systems, through to stakeholder liaison, legislative and regulatory approvals. 


COAL SEAM GAS / COAL BED METHANE AND UNCONVENTIONAL GAS TRAINING


CoalBed are experienced trainers, and have developed courses in CSG / CBM Fundamentals, CSG / CBM Production and Completions, Coal Mine Methane, and Directional Drilling for a range of clients. We also provide tailored instructional field visits and onsite training.


DIRECTIONAL DRILLING


With skills in directional drilling (SIS) and underground inseam drilling, we have provided specialist services in the design, supervision, management and interpretation of directional drilling (Medium Radius Surface to Inseam, and Underground Inseam) for over 20 years. CoalBed’s founder, Scott Thomson, has written a number of technical papers on this subject and has been at the forefront of technical developments in directional drilling and coal seam gas since the mid 1990’s.


RESERVOIR MODELLING


We have expertise in reservoir modelling and interpretation. Our proficiency draws from years of experience in the practical application of geology, assessment of coal seam gas properties, geotechnical engineering and data processing. We offer a range of specialist services pertinent to production design.



DUE DILIGENCE, ADVICE AND INDEPENDENT EXPERT REPORTS


CoalBed is a family owned and operated business independent of unconventional gas operators and testing laboratories. We have extensive experience and skills in the assessment of gas plays across a variety of unconventional basins. Our team can provide truly independent due diligence, advice and export reports.


FUGITIVE EMISSIONS ASSESSMENT SERVICES


We are a leader in coal mine methane and fugitive emission reporting for the coal industry. CoalBed has provided independent expert advice on the estimation process for many of the major coal mining companies in Australia.