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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Taiwan is believed to possess a high amount of reserves-approximately 500 billion cubic meters of the substance, otherwise known as 'fire ice,' beneath the seafloor off the southwest coast, reported Liberty Times.
When set to flame, the gas in the ice will catch fire, giving it the name "fire ice" or "flammable ice." Scientists in China have discovered a way to extract gas out of flammable ice, a breakthrough that could impact the global energy problems.
Unfortunately, fire ice also has its disadvantages.
The gas - known as fire ice - is locked away in the form of ice crystals under the Atlantic where the floor changes from shallow waters to deep sea.
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The past is boring when you're seven and sticks, balls and chocolate are sure fire ice breakers, though they have no real idea why their mothers brought them together.
[USPRwire, Thu Jul 11 2019] Methane Hydrate Market: Introduction Methane Hydrate also known as methane clatharate, hydromethane, methane ice, fire ice, natural gas hydrate, or gas hydrate.
Known as fire ice, it is locked away in the form of ice crystals under the Atlantic where the floor changes from shallow waters to deep sea.
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