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Vol. 22, No. 8 Week of February 19, 2017
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Major hydrate GHG release unlikely

A comprehensive review of research publications indicates an absence of evidence for significant methane release into atmosphere

ALAN BAILEY

Petroleum News

People have speculated that the massive release of methane from methane hydrate deposits under the seafloor, as the Earth’s climate warms, could accelerate the warming process. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is much more potent than carbon dioxide, the bęte noire of the global warming debate. The....


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