Oceanic gas hydrate research and activities review
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Oceanic gas hydrate research and activities review by Mary C. Boatman

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region in New Orleans, La .
Written in English


  • Natural gas -- Hydrates,
  • Methane industry -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementpreparers, Mary C. Boatman and Jennifer Peterson.
SeriesOCS report
ContributionsPeterson, Jennifer., United States. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17594342M

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Reviews the latest world-wide field tests, research, and case studies involving seafloor hydrates, inclusive of most known hydrate provinces. Displays two videos within the e-book only: (1) hydrates, carbonates, chemosynthetic communities, and natural hydrocarbon leakages on the seafloor at the Mississippi Canyon hydrate observatory site; (2). Only a few publications on naturally occurring hydrate existed prior to The first published reference to oceanic gas hydrate (Bryan and Markl, ) and the first publication in the scientific literature (Stoll, et a1., ) show how recently it has been since the topic of naturally occurring hydrate . Exploration and Production of Oceanic Natural Gas Hydrate Critical Factors for Commercialization. Authors (view affiliations) the book is written for readers at the university graduate level. It offers a valuable reference guide for environmentalists and the energy community, and includes discussions that will be of great interest to energy. The book explores feasible methods to produce offshore hydrate gas, the means to store and transport the remotely produced gas, new hydrate inhibitors for conventional and hydrate production in ultra-deep waters, instability manifestations of seafloor hydrates, and hydrate .

@article{osti_, title = {Gas Hydrates Research Programs: An International Review}, author = {Gabitto, Jorge and Barrufet, Maria}, abstractNote = {Gas hydrates sediments have the potential of providing a huge amount of natural gas for human use. Hydrate sediments have been found in many different regions where the required temperature and pressure conditions have been satisfied. The interpretation of a thermogenic origin for the hydrate-forming gases is supported by (1) the existence in the study area of several thermogenic gas discoveries within Late Triassic reservoirs. Gas Hydrates Resource Assessment Introduction Over the course of the past several years, BOEM has made significant advances in our effort to assess the resource potential of gas hydrate in-place on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. Figure 2. Global map of recovered and inferrred gas hydrates, modified from Collett et al. (). The color coding refers to drilling programs highlighted in the gas hydrates research timeline shown in Figure 5. This map includes gas hydrates recovered from both shallow depths, which are generally not considered relevant for resource.

The research will support the hydrate scientific community by making available the fastest and most advanced numerical simulation capabilities for the solution of the difficult problems of stability, characterization, and gas recovery from methane hydrate deposits. About this book. Natural Gas Hydrates: Experimental Techniques and Their Applications attempts to broadly integrate the most recent knowledge in the fields of hydrate experimental techniques in the l Gas Hydrates: Experimental Techniques and Their Applications examines various experimental techniques in order to provide useful parameters for gas hydrate exploration and. Get this from a library! Oceanic gas hydrate research and activities review. [Mary C Boatman; Jennifer Peterson; United States. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.]. Based on gas composition and temperature measurements in the course of field drilling, the upper and lower depths of gas hydrate stability zone are calculated by modeling in the Muli permafrost.