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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[UKPRwire, Sat Aug 10 2019] "Commercial, transportation and heavy industries will be the leading sectors where the methane hydrate market will be dominant but currently it is at the nascent stages." Methane Hydrate Market: Introduction Methane Hydrate also known as methane clatharate, hydromethane, methane ice, fire ice, natural gas hydrate, or gas hydrate.
and Villante, C., "Hydromethane: A Bridge towards the Hydrogen Economy or an Unsustainable Promise?" International journal of Hydrogen Energy 37(15):11541-11548, 2012, doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.03.066.
[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.