COAL OF PETROŞANI BASIN, A DESIDERATUM BETWEEN SUSTAINABLE EXPLOITATION AND ENERGY SECURITY
C. NIMARĂ1, GR. BUIA2
1 University of Petroşani, Faculty of Mining, Department of Management, Environmental Engineering and Geology, Petroşani, Romania, e‐mail: email@example.com.
2 University of Petroşani, Faculty of Mining, Department of Management, Environmental Engineering and Geology, Petroşani, Romania, e‐mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABSTRACT. – Coal of Petroşani Basin, a Desideratum between Sustainable Exploitation and Energy Security. Along with the market economy, sustainable development, ecological balance, property, economic freedom, financial system, social protection and scientific research, the natural resources of a country are the basis for building a modern, stable and strong economy. So, natural resources, including energy security are among the values of economic interest for national security. Being deeply interdependent, any malfunction in one of these areas significantly influences the other components of economic security. This paper aims to present the strategic role of the coals quartered in Petroșani Basin based on analyzes and highlighting the economic problems raised by the close of mining in the context of sustainable development of the region. The statistics show that in Petroșani Basin, the hard coal can also be extracted for approximately 60 years.
Keywords: coal, mining activity, coal, Petroşani Basin, energy, sustainability.