Q: 38 (IAS/2014)

With reference to two non conventional energy sources called 'coalbed methane' and ‘shale gas', consider the following statements :
1. Coal bed methane is the pure methane gas extracted from coal seams, while shale gas is a mixture of propane and butane only that can be extracted from fine-grained sedimentary rocks.
2. In India, abundant coal bed methane sources exist, but so far no shale gas sources have been found.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
question_subject: 
Geography
question_year: 
2014
question_exam: 
IAS
question_sub_subject: 
Geography of India
question_topic: 
Minerals
stats: 
0,2552,4328,2240,560,1528,2552