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 the sub-continent, drilling and coring by the Indian National Gas Hydrate Programme have established the presence of gas hydrates in the eastern Indian margin.
"At this OTC, there are a couple of sessions discussing the current status of developing gas hydrate resources while summarising lessons learnt from the past."
Schodt, "Gas hydrate pingoes: Deep seafloor evidence of focused fluid flow on continental margins," Geology, vol.
As a result, in terms of the mine gas, it is filled with a certain amount of propane gas, and the phase equilibrium experiment of mixed gas hydrate in the NaCl system was primarily conducted.
We depicted that when gas hydrates are part host sediments they will intensively affect seismic and elastic properties response.
Lorenson, "The global occurrence of natural gas hydrate," in Natural Gas Hydrates: Occurrence, Distribution, and Detection, C.
Operating pipelines at high pressure and low temperature can lead to natural gas hydrate formation, even with modest water content.
He noted that Iran was also co-operating with an un-named Chinese company on the hi-tech parts of its gas hydrate project in the Sea of Oman.
There are updates of new technologies in other related areas of natural gas, in addition to disposal and enhanced recovery, including sour gas, acid gas injection, and natural gas hydrate formations.
3 phases of the products were received during the mechanical processing of natural gas hydrate: gaseous (G), liquid (L) and solid (S).
Pakistan needs to begin developing natural gas hydrate energy source, like many countries, says a paper identifying potential gas hydrate zone along Makran coast.
Natural gas hydrate (NGH), widely known for its self-preservation effect [1], remains in a metastable state or quasiequilibrium under atmospheric pressure and subzero temperature (below -20[degrees]C).