Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A German consortium is looking for ways to exploit gas hydrates

Energy from ice

By Wolfgang Pomrehn

With complex platforms such as this, scientists from the seabed

On Friday, in Schleswig-Holstein state capital Kiel heralded the second phase of the project known as SUGAR, which will be several German institutes, energy companies and other enterprises embark on the search for new mineral energy sources at the bottom of the oceans. SUGAR is the abbreviation for the English-language project called "Submarine gas hydrate reservoir." In German, the project is a little more detail titled "Submarine gas hydrate deposits: exploration, extraction and transport," by which the project is already outlined in the significant.