Completed Gas Hydrate Projects

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Completed Gas Hydrate Projects
Project Number Project Name Primary Performer
Mechanisms for Methane Transport and Hydrate Accumulation in Coarse-Grained Reservoirs
University of Texas at Austin
DE-FE0013999 Fate of Methane Emitted From Dissociating Marine Hydrates: Modeling, Laboratory, and Field Constraints Massachusetts Institute of Technology
DE-FE0013998 Characterizing the Response of the Cascadia Margin Gas Hydrate Reservoir to Bottom Water Warming Along the Upper Continental Slope University of Washington
DE-FE0013961 Borehole Tool for the Comprehensive Characterization of Hydrate-bearing Sediments Georgia Tech Research Corporation
DE-FE0009897 Hydrate-Bearing Clayey Sediments: Morphology, Physical Properties, Production and Engineering/Geological Implications Georgia Tech Research Corporation
DE-FE0010180 Gas Hydrate Dynamics on the Alaskan Beaufort Continental Slope: Modeling and Field Characterization Southern Methodist University
DE-FE0009963 Measurement and Interpretation of Seismic Velocities and Attenuation in Hydrate-Bearing Sediments Colorado School of Mines
DE-FE0002911 Natural Gas Hydrates in Permafrost and Marine Settings: Resources, Properties, and Environmental Issues U.S. Geological Survey at Woods Hole
DE-FE0013565 Hydrate Evolution in Response to Ongoing Environmental Shifts University of Oregon
DE-FE0013889 THCM Coupled Model for Hydrate-bearing Sediments: Data Analysis and Design of New Field Experiments (Marine and Permafrost Settings) Texas A&M University
DE-FE0010160 Advanced Hydrate Reservoir Modeling Using Rock Physics Techniques Fugro GeoConsulting, Inc.
DE-FE0010144 Mapping Permafrost and Gas Hydrate Using Marine Controlled Source Electromagnetic Methods (CSEM) Regents of the University of California
DE-FE0009904 Structural and Stratigraphic Controls on Methane Hydrate Occurrence and Distribution: Gulf of Mexico, Walker Ridge 313 and Green Canyon 955 Oklahoma State University
DE-FE0009927 Verification of Capillary Pressure Functions and Relative Permeability Equations for Modeling Gas Production from Gas Hydrates Arizona State University
DE-FE0010175 Planning of a Marine Methane Hydrate Pressure Coring Program for the Walker Ridge and Green Canyon Areas of the Gulf of Mexico Fugro GeoConsulting, Inc.
DE-FE0009949 A New Approach to Understanding the Occurrence and Volume of Natural Gas Hydrate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Using Petroleum Industry Well Logs The Ohio State University
DE-FE0010406  Controls on Methane Expulsion During Melting of Natural Gas Hydrate Systems University of Texas at Austin 
DE-FE0010141 Temporal Characterization of Hydrates System Dynamics beneath Seafloor Mounds University of Mississippi - CNMET 
DE-FC26-01NT41332 Alaska North Slope Gas Hydrate Reservoir Characterization BP Exploration Alaska, Inc. 
DE-FC26-01NT41330 Characterizing Natural Gas Hydrates in the Deep Water Gulf of Mexico: Applications for Safe Exploration Chevron Energy Technology Company
DE-FE0003060 Global Assessment of Methane Gas Hydrates Stiftelsen GRID-Arendal
DE-FE0010120 Reconstructing Paleo-SMT Positions on the Cascadia Margin Using Magnetic Susceptibility University of New Hampshire
DE-FE0010195 Development of a Scientific Plan for a Hydrate-Focused Marine Drilling, Logging and Coring Program Consortium for Ocean Leadership
DE-FE0010496 Application of Crunch-Flow Routines to Constrain Present and Past Carbon Fluxes at Gas-Hydrate Bearing Sites Oregon State University
DE-NT0006553 Gas Hydrate Production Trial ConocoPhillips Company
DE-FC26-06NT42877 /
DE-FC26-02NT41628 /
Gulf of Mexico Sea Floor Stability and Gas Hydrates Monitoring Project University of Mississippi Center for Marine Resources and Environmental Technology (CMRET)
DE-AI26-06NT42878 Gas Hydrate Research in Deep Sea Sediments - Chatham Rise, New Zealand Task Naval Research Laboratory
ESD07-014/08FE-003 Interrelation of Global Climate and the Response of Oceanic Hydrate Accumulations Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory
NETL-ORD Methane Hydrate Numerical Simulation Studies NETL Research & Innovation Center
NETL-ORD Thermal Properties of Hydrate:Tool Development NETL Research & Innovation Center
NETL-ORD Geoscience Evaluations and Field Studies NETL Research & Innovation Center
FWP-45133 Characterization of Methane Hydrate Bearing Sediments and Hydrate Dissociation Kinetics Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
DE-FC26-06NT42959 Electrical Resistivity Investigation of Gas Hydrate Distribution in Mississippi Canyon Block 118, GOM Baylor University
ER85773 Downhole Oxyfuel Steam/CO2 Generator for Production of Gas from Hydrates Precision Combustion, Inc.
FEAB111 Hydrate Formation and Dissociation via Depressurization in Simulated and Field Samples Oak Ridge National Laboratory
FWP-G308 and ESD00-021 Numerical Studies for the Characterization of Recoverable Resources from Methane Hydrate Deposits Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
ESD05-048 Laboratory Studies in Support of Characterization of Recoverable Resources from Methane Hydrate Deposits Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
DE-NT0005669 Heat Flow and Gas Hydrates on the Continental Margin of India Oregon State University, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Science
DE-NT0006558 Integrating Natural Gas Hydrates in the Global Carbon Cycle University of Chicago
DE-NT0005668 Gas Hydrate Characterization in the Gulf of Mexico University of California San Diego-Scripps Institution of Oceanography
DE-NT0005667 Assessing the Efficacy of the Aerobic Methanotropic Biofilter in Methane Hydrate Environments University of California Santa Barbara
DE-NT0005666 Characterization of Methane Degradation and Methane-Degrading Microbes in Alaska Coastal Waters University of Delaware, College of Marine and Earth Studies
DE-NT0005665 Source Characterization and Temporal Variation of Methane Seepage from Thermokarst Lakes on the Alaska North Slope in Response to Arctic Climate Change University of Alaska Fairbanks- Institute of Northern Engineering
DE-NT0005638 Remote Sensing and Sea-Truth Measurements of Methane Flux to the Atmosphere (HYFLUX project) Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi
DE-FC26-06NT43067 Mechanisms Leading to Co-existence of Gas and Hydrate in Ocean Sediments The University of Texas at Austin
DE-FC26-06NT42960 Detection and Production of Methane Hydrate Rice University
FLU5A425 Methanogenesis in Hydrate-Bearing Sediments: Integration of Experimental and Theoretical Approaches Idaho National Laboratory
EST-380-NEDA Characterization and Decomposition Kinetic Studies of Methane Hydrate in Host Sediments under Subsurface Mimic Conditions Brookhaven National Laboratory
DE-FC26-06NT42962 Phase 1-Characterization and Qualification of the Methane Hydrate Resource Potential Associated with the Barrow Gas Fields North Slope Borough
DE-FC26-06NT42963 Methane Recovery from Hydrate-bearing Sediments Georgia Institute of Technology
DE-FC26-06NT42962 Phase 2-Drilling and Production Testing the Methane Hydrate Resource Potential associated with the Barrow Gas Fields North Slope Borough
DE-FC26-06NT42961 Seismic Gas Hydrate Quantification by Cumulative Attributes (CATTs) Rock Solid Images
DE-AI26-06NT42938 Gas Hydrates Research Database and Web Dissemination Channel National Institute of Standards and Technology
DE-AI26-06NT42878 -
Alaminos Canyon Task
Geochemical Evaluation of Deep Sediment Hydrate Deposits in Alaminos Canyon, Block 818, Texas-Louisiana Shelf Naval Research Laboratory
DE-AI26-06NT42878 -
Bottom Source Task
Gas Hydrate Research in Deep Sea Sediments-Bottom Source Task Naval Research Laboratory
DE-AI26-06NT42878 -
New Zealand Task
Gas Hydrate Research in Deep Sea Sediments-New Zealand Task Naval Research Laboratory
DE-FC26-06NT42667 Combining Multicomponent Seismic Attributes, New Rock Physics Models, and In Situ Data to Estimate Gas-Hydrate Concentrations in Deep-Water, Near-Seafloor Strata of the Gulf of Mexico The University of Texas at Austin (BEG)
DE-FC26-05NT42666 Comparative Assessment of Advanced Gas Hydrate Production Methods Battelle Pacific Nothwest Division
DE-FC26-05NT42665 Gas Hydrate Instability in the Southeastern Bering Sea Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
DE-FC26-05NT42664 /
Geomechanical Performance of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments in Offshore Environments Texas Engineering Experiment Station and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
DE-FC26-05NT42663 Seismic-Scale Rock Physics of Methane Hydrate Stanford University
DE-AI26-05NT42496 Conducting Scientific Studies of Natural Gas Hydrates to Support the DOE Efforts to Evaluate and Understand Methane Hydrates U.S. Geological Survey
DE-FC26-02NT41328 Support of Gulf of Mexico Hydrate Research Consortium University of California
DE-FC26-02NT41327 Petrophysical Characterization and Reservoir Simulator for Gas Hydrate Production and Hazard Avoidance in the Gulf of Mexico Westport Technology Center Int'l
DE-FC26-01NT41331 Methane Hydrate Production from Alaskan Permafrost Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
DE-FC26-01NT41329 In-Situ Sampling and Characterization of Methane Hydrate Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI)
DE-AC26-01NT41007 The Mallik 2002 Consortium: Drilling and Testing a Gas Hydrate Well Geological Survey of Canada
DE-AF26-01NT00394 Sampling and Monitoring of Hydrate Mounds in the Gulf of Mexico Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
DE-AF26-01NT00370 High Resolution Processing of Seismic Data from GB 424 and 425 and MC 852 and 853, Gulf of Mexico Western-Geco
DE-FC26-00NT40921 Three-Dimensional Structural and Physical Properties of Methane Hydrate Deposit at Blake Ridge University of Wyoming, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
DE-FC26-00NT41024 Characterizing Marine Gas Hydrate Reservoirs Using 3-D Seismic Data University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology
DE-FC26-00NT40916 Fundamentals of Natural Gas and Species Flows from Hydrate Dissociation-  Applications to Safety Problems Clarkson University
DE-AT26-99FT40267 Mechanical Testing of Gas Hydrate/Sediment Samples US Army Corp of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center
DE-AT26-97FT34342 Characterizing Arctic Hydrates (Canadian Test Well and Alaskan "Wells of Opportunity") United States Geological Survey
DE-AT26-97FT34343 Gathering, Processing, and Evaluating Seismic and Physical Data on Gas Hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico US geological Survey, Woods Hole Field Center
DE-AT26-97FT34344 High Resolution Sidescan Sonar and Multibeam Bathymetric Data Collection and Processing, Atwater Canyon, Gulf of Mexico Naval Research Laboratory
FEAB105 Mesoscale Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Gas Hydrates Oak Ridge National Laboratory
FWP-4340-60 & 
Collection and Microbiological Analysis of Gas Hydrate Cores Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL)