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Development of deepwater natural gas hydrates

April 26, 2019

Deepwater natural gas hydrate resources potentially exceed all other conventional and non-conventional hydrocarbon resources on a world-wide basis. However, before these offshore gas hydrate resources can be classified as reserves, it must be demonstrated that gas hydrates can be produced under conditions that make economic sense. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the technical issues that will challenge the development of deepwater natural gas hydrates.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2019
Title Development of deepwater natural gas hydrates
DOI 10.4043/29374-MS
Authors Steve Hancock, Ray Boswell, Timothy S. Collett
Publication Type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Index ID 70203726
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center; Energy Resources Program