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Table 1.

Annual coal production and estimated methane emissions for India in 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.00056.t1

Coal Production (Million Tonnes)Methane Emissions (Gg yr−1)
Statewise DetailsUndergroundSurfaceUndergroundSurface
Assam  0.78  0.68 
Chhattisgarh 8.53 153.36 21.77 133.81 
Jharkhand 3.72 131.19 27.95 114.46 
Madhya Pradesh 9.88 108.78 44.33 94.91 
Maharashtra 2.00 47.82 5.09 41.72 
Orissa 0.87 143.44 6.03 125.15 
Telangana 9.18 55.98 23.42 48.84 
Uttar Pradesh  20.28  17.69 
West Bengal 8.37 24.54 86.23 21.41 
Tamil Nadu (lignite)  23.04  5.03 
Gujarat (lignite)  12.57  2.74 
Rajasthan (lignite)  8.68  1.89 
National total 42.54 730.45 214.82 608.33 
Coal Production (Million Tonnes)Methane Emissions (Gg yr−1)
Statewise DetailsUndergroundSurfaceUndergroundSurface
Assam  0.78  0.68 
Chhattisgarh 8.53 153.36 21.77 133.81 
Jharkhand 3.72 131.19 27.95 114.46 
Madhya Pradesh 9.88 108.78 44.33 94.91 
Maharashtra 2.00 47.82 5.09 41.72 
Orissa 0.87 143.44 6.03 125.15 
Telangana 9.18 55.98 23.42 48.84 
Uttar Pradesh  20.28  17.69 
West Bengal 8.37 24.54 86.23 21.41 
Tamil Nadu (lignite)  23.04  5.03 
Gujarat (lignite)  12.57  2.74 
Rajasthan (lignite)  8.68  1.89 
National total 42.54 730.45 214.82 608.33 
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