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Microbial (biogenic) natural gas is present in shale, coal and petroleum reservoirs and is estimated to account for 20% of the world’s natural gas resources. We provide hydrological, geochemical and microbial information related to the production of biogenic natural gas and new methods to monitor and enhance the production of this energy resource. Generating microbial methane at a faster rate from subsurface hydrocarbon deposits could extend the life of natural gas wells through microbially-enhanced natural gas production. This technology could increase natural gas resources and utilize existing infrastructure once in-ground resources have been depleted (e.g., depleted oil and gas reservoirs).
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