methane clathrate

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methane clathrate

A potential source of clean fuel formed when methane produced by bacteria on the ocean floor dissolve and crystallise. While methane clathrate deposits are thought to represent 2–10 times the volume of natural gas, extraction with current technologies is not seen as commercially viable.
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In addition, the committee further supports research, development and deployment in such regions of enhanced oil recovery technology, including heavy oil recovery, reinjection of carbon, and extended reach drilling technologies; gas-to-liquids technology and liquefied natural gas, including associated transportation systems, small hydroelectric facilities, river turbines, and tidal power; natural gas hydrates, coal bed methane, and shallow bed natural gas; and alternative energy, including wind, geothermal, and fuel cells
It was presented at a conference in Edinburgh in a session titled "The Role of Natural Gas Hydrates in the Evolution of Planetary Bodies and Life", and published in 2004 by the journal Energy Exploration & Production.
Lorenson, "The global occurrence of natural gas hydrate," in Natural Gas Hydrates: Occurrence, Distribution, and Detection, C.
Natural gas hydrates are "ice-like" solid crystalline structures composed of water and natural gas.
Natural gas hydrates are highly flammable compounds found in deep seawater and permafrost among other places.
Index Terms- Natural gas hydrates, Hydrate structure, Gas dehydration, cooling load optimization
Mechanical reactions of natural gas hydrates (NGHs) take place in the air medium with the participation of water in comparison with the processes of the mechanical activation (MA) of natural gas.
This field contains one of the highest concentrations of natural gas hydrates in the world, and studies indicate that significant gas recovery is possible.
If one only just fantasises any future contributions from the orders-of-magnitude larger resource in the form of natural gas hydrates, it is easy to see how natural gas is almost certainly to evolve into the premier fuel of the world economy," he adds.
To guarantee utility for the brood gas hydrate research community, TRC worked closely with the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) task group for Data on Natural Gas Hydrates, an international data sharing effort, in developing a gas hydrate markup language (GHML).
These include areas like geothermal sources, natural gas hydrates from undersea sources, nuclear, photovoltaic, wind turbine, fuel cell, tidal energy, solar furnace, hydrogen, and even space-based solar collectors, among others.
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