Underground Gasification

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th May 1965.

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Photo of Mr Patrick McNair-Wilson Mr Patrick McNair-Wilson , Lewisham West 12:00 am, 25th May 1965

asked the Minister of Power what research is being carried on into the underground gasification of coal.

Photo of Sir John Morris Sir John Morris Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Power)

None Sir, since it was established in 1959 after 10 years' experimental work that the commercial prospects did not justify further expenditure.