Table R5.9      CBM gas in-place and reserves by deposit area, 2016
Deposit and play subareas Average net coal thickness (m) Coal reservoir volume
(109 m3)
Estimated gas content
(m3 gas/m3 coal)
Initial gas in-place
(109 m3)
Average recovery factor (%) Initial established reserves (109 m3) Cumulative production (109 m3) Remaining established reserves (109 m3)
Horseshoe Canyona              
HSC-1 10.1 35.37 2.95 104.38 27 28.56 10.12 18.44
HSC-2 4.3 9.04 1.06 9.61 25 2.37 0.78 1.59
HSC-3 5.8 13.91 2.41 33.56 30 10.19 7.44 2.75
HSC-4 6.4 28.39 1.72 48.84 44 21.68 18.29 3.39
HSC-5 3.0 3.93 1.11 4.37 26 1.13 1.02 0.11
HSC-6 3.5 8.67 1.57 13.58 45 6.16 5.18 0.98
HSC-7 4.4 14.74 1.30 19.19 60 11.57 9.95 1.62
Undefined - - - - - 2.93 2.93 0.00
Subtotal 5.4 114.05 2.05b 233.53 36b 84.59 55.71 28.88
Mannville                
Corbett 4.9 6.97 9.73 67.86 42 28.18 7.75 20.43
Undefined - - - - - 0.79 0.79 0.00
Total   121.02   301.39 38b 113.56 64.25 49.31
a Includes Upper Belly River CBM.
b Volume weighted average.