Burning Gas Hydrates

Image shows burning gas hydrates

Detailed Description

Natural gas from gas hydrates burning. Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is the most common of the gases that form gas hydrate. In fact, the amount of natural gas within the world’s gas hydrate accumulations is estimated to greatly exceed the volume of all known conventional gas resources. Because of that potential, the USGS and academic, government, and private industry scientists and engineers have been studying how to produce natural gas from hydrates for many decades. Read more about our gas hydrate research here


Image Dimensions: 1008 x 1492

Location Taken: US