The proposed Project is to support environmental improvement in Liaoning Province. The main objective of the Project is to capture the coalbed methane (CBM) to reduce greenhouse gas emission and upgrade and expansion of gas distributions in ten cities in Liaoning Province. The Project consists mainly of: (i) establishing commercially viable CBM production and utilization demonstration projects at coal mines of the Tiefa, Fushun and Fuxin coal mining areas (ii) improving urban gas distribution system in ten cities in Liaoning Province, and (iii) planning and designing of natural gas distribution system for Liaoning Province.
|Project Name||Liaoning Environmental Improvement|
|Country||China, People's Republic of
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy / Conventional energy generation - Energy efficiency and conservation
Public sector management / Economic affairs management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The proposed Project is to support environmental improvement in Liaoning Province. The main objective of the Project is to capture the coalbed methane (CBM) to reduce greenhouse gas emission and upgrade and expansion of gas distributions in ten cities in Liaoning Province. The Project consists mainly of: (i) establishing commercially viable CBM production and utilization demonstration projects at coal mines of the Tiefa, Fushun and Fuxin coal mining areas (ii) improving urban gas distribution system in ten cities in Liaoning Province, and (iii) planning and designing of natural gas distribution system for Liaoning Province.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Liaoning Province|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||Consultants will be engaged by ADB on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. An estimated 28 person months of consulting services will be required: 8 for international, and 20 for domestic services. The international consultants will have expertise in (i) CBM production and gas system planning and engineering (ii) gas distribution design (iii) preparation of technical specifications and bid documents (iv) environmental assessment (v) project monitoring (vi) economic and financial analysis (vii) corporation governance and gas sector reforms and (viii) resettlement, poverty impact, and social assessment. The domestic consultants will have similar expertise.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Bo Q. Lin|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, EARD|
Government of Liaoning Province
c/o Utilization Foreign Capital Proj Off
Liaoning Province Dev & Refrm Commission
#13 Shisiweilu, Heping District
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2002|
|Fact Finding||08 Jul 2002 to 16 Jul 2002|
|Approval||04 Sep 2002|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||18 Dec 2006|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|04 Sep 2002||21 Jan 2003||21 Jan 2003||30 Apr 2003||31 Oct 2004||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||200,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||700,000.00||04 Sep 2002||456,971.62|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Preparing the Liaoning Environmental Improvement Project||Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2002|
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