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Energy bill misses some opportunities

...Commission. It promotes carbon dioxide injection to boost oil production in Cook Inlet. It funds research into natural gas hydrates, a huge potential resource locked into Alaska's permafrost. It includes incentives to produce energy from diseased...
State briefs the viability of energy production from natural gas hydrates, a frozen form of the gas. BP will study recovering...Point and Kuparuk - over the next two years. Natural gas hydrates occur in permafrost and in the sea bed under high pressure...
Palin bets her image on gas line

...the terrain think there are another 250 trillion cubic feet to be found once they start looking for it, he said. And gas hydrates locked in ocean floor sediments probably amount to much more, he said. Some scientists, Irwin said, are thinking...
Stevens urges lawmakers to move on gas line

...natural gas, an estimated 200 trillion cubic feet of conventional gas resources and 32,000 trillion cubic feet of gas hydrates - will help chart the course for the next generation of energy development for our whole country," he told a joint...
Alaska ice tested as possible new energy source

...methane. Japan is setting up for a production test on a gas hydrate accumulation in the Nankai Trough south of Honshu, its main island."That will be the first marine gas hydrate test anywhere in the world," Collett said.The U...
Climate trouble may be bubbling up in far north

...above freezing, are saucer-like indentations just 30 feet or so down on the lake bed. The ultimate source of that gas - hydrates, decomposition or older natural gas deposits - is unclear, but Dallimore's immediate goal is quantifying the known...
BP pursues methane energy deposits

...production, scientists say. "Gas hydrates are a significant resource on the...than conventional gas. Methane gas hydrates are formed when a cage-like lattice...government has estimated the scope of gas hydrates in the United States at up to 320...

...themselves. Director pushes for gas-hydrates studies FAIRBANKS - The director...the potential of the state's gas hydrates. Mark Myers, who is a geologist...told the committee that Alaska's gas hydrate deposits are immense. Gas hydrate...
My turn: Alaska: The envy of the world

...feet of natural gas on the North Slope, and add to that the fact there may be as much as one quadrillion cubic feet of gas hydrates and coal bed methane in the North Slope and offshore continental shelf. And do not worry about the oil companies leaving...
Sen. Stevens: State must stave off pipeline delays

...thinks it is possible to restore funding for North Slope gas hydrates research - which is slated for discontinuation in the...obtaining Stevens' support for continued research on gas hydrates, which they believe is critical to Alaska's future...


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