News listings
Bayphase Aug 2017

energy-pedia general news

China flagChina

Central & SE Asia / Australasia >>> China

China successfully tests marine natural gas hydrates


18 May 2017

Photo - see caption

China's attempt to test marine natural gas hydrates, a future energy source, has turned out to be a success, making it the first country to secure continuous and stable gas supply in marine gas hydrate exploitation, according to the Ministry of Land and Resources.

The pilot production was carried out in the Shenhu Area of Northern South China Sea, the ministry said on Thursday.

Natural gas hydrates, mostly found at the bottom of continental shelf and the perpetually frozen soil, are the future clean energy source, and are regarded as a new energy source due to their high energy density, huge amount of resources and cleaning characters, it said. Natural gas hydrates can play a significant role in environmental protection and global climate change, it added.

Many countries, including United States, Canada, Japan and India, are looking at exploiting hydrate deposits as an alternative source of energy to fossil fuels.

Original article link

Source: China Daily





Bookmark and Share


A global information service for upstream oil and gas opportunities - divestitures, farmins and farmouts and licensing rounds.


Publicly Available Deals

See all deals...

Subscriber Only Deals

Current deals: 1655
Completed deals: 4672

Company Profiles

Current Company Profiles: 2515

Corporate Activity

Current Corporate Activity articles: 2929

Companies Looking

Current number of articles: 417

Company Sales

Current Company Sales articles:1177

Geostudies

Current Geostudies articles: 519

How to subscribe

energy-pedia Jobs

RSS Feed Widget
See all jobs...


energy-pedia Databank

The energy-pedia databank contains links to information on the world financial and energy markets, including share prices, oil and gas prices and the global stock exchanges. Read more...



energy-pedia Glossary

A list of commonly used terms in the oil and gas industry. Read more...

Subscribe

Subscribe to the FREE
energy-pedia Daily Newsletter
Subscribe

Bayphase
Government of South Australia
Lynx Information Systems
EP Consult Energies
count geophysics
KL Publishing
SLR Consulting logo
Rose & Assocs 149
RSK Logo 149
energy365
Polarcus Logo 149
Union Jack Oil 149
About energy-pedia

energy-pedia news is a FREE news service written and edited by E and P professionals for E and P professionals.

We don't just report the news, we give you the technical background as well, with additional information derived from our unique energy-pedia opportunities service.
Contact us

energy365 Ltd

238 High Street
London Colney
St Albans
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: +44(0)1727 822675

Email: info@energy-pedia.com