February 2014 Issue of Fire in the Ice Now Available!
This issue has four articles, including an update on China’s second South China Sea expedition, a report on the estimation of gas hydrate resources in the East Sea of Korea, a short article on modeling post-shut-in gas hydrate reservoir behavior, and a story on a possible gas hydrate-sea life connection at Bremer Canyon, Australia.
Wellbore Cement: Research That Begins Where the Sidewalk Ends
As we meander down the sidewalk, how many of us give more than a passing thought to the cement underfoot? For the most part, it’s just another flat surface, a means to an end, whether it leads us to a coffee shop, book store, or parking lot. But when it’s puckered, chipped, or crumbling, we certainly think about its need for repair.
EDX - Share and Share Alike
At NETL, sharing energy technical knowledge and expertise just got a whole lot easier. The Laboratory’s Office of Research and Development has recently launched the Energy Data eXchange, or EDX, a knowledge-sharing network built to provide a single source for fossil energy-related datasets and the tools to use them. EDX is designed to make research and other data generated by NETL researchers, other EDX users, and outside agencies available almost instantly through a common portal that features key tools to support analysis and evaluation.
Fall 2013 Issue of E&P Focus Now Available! This issue of E&P Focus highlights DOE/NETL-sponsored projects related to the treatment of produced and frac water.
NETL has published an update to the popular "Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: A Primer" published in 2009. This update, entitled "Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: An Update", provides additional information on the current status of various shale plays that have undergone significant development over the past four years.
Expedition Provides New Insight on Gas Hydrates in Gulf of Mexico
A joint-federal-agency 15-day research expedition in the northern Gulf of Mexico yielded innovative high-resolution seismic data and imagery that will help refine characterizations of large methane hydrate resources in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.