Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited (GEECL) explores, develops, distributes and markets coal bed methane gas (CBM) in India. It is engaged in the exploration and development of CBM over an area of approximately 210 square kilometers (approximately 52,000 acres) in the Raniganj coalfields of West Bengal. GEECL�s assets include the Raniganj (South) block (210 square kilometer / 52,500 acres) in the Damodar Valley, 185 km from the city of Kolkata, West Bengal. GEECL also has Mannargudi block, near the city of Tiruchirapalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu. The Mannargudi block covers 667 square kilometers. GEECL�s exploration, production, and development program will entail drilling 300 production wells in its Raniganj (South) block, and 50 core wells and 30 pilot production wells in its Mannargudi block.