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2013-12-12 08:24:02

HOUSTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, today announced that as a result of negotiations concluded December 6, 2013 with its Chinese partner, China United Coalbed Methane Corp. (CUCBM), the parties have extended the exploration period of the portion of the Shouyang Block identified as...

Explosive Milky Way Protostar Reveals Details About Star Formation
2013-12-04 14:04:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope in northern Chile, scientists have identified a very young star in our galaxy which had such an explosive birth, it used to be about 100 times brighter than it is now, according to a new study in Astrophysical Journal Letters. The study, from astrophysicists at the Niels Bohr Institute and the Centre for Star and Planet Formation at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, has...

Arctic Seafloor Releases Double Previous Estimates Of Methane
2013-11-26 07:19:53

University of Alaska Fairbanks The seafloor off the coast of Northern Siberia is releasing more than twice the amount of methane as previously estimated, according to new research results published in the Nov. 24 edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. The East Siberian Arctic Shelf is venting at least 17 teragrams of the methane into the atmosphere each year. A teragram is equal to 1 million tons. “It is now on par with the methane being released from the arctic tundra, which is...

Methane Emissions In North America Surpass Previous Estimates
2013-11-26 05:16:45

[ Watch the Video: Methane Emission Estimates Are Lower Than They Should Be ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could be underestimating American methane emission levels by as much as 50 percent, according to new research appearing in this week’s early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Carnegie Institution researchers, along with colleagues from the Lawrence Berkeley...

2013-11-24 23:00:19

Ultimate Flatulence Cure designed by Joseph Arnold is a new program that covers home remedies for flatulence, bloating, bad smell and excessive gas problems. A detailed Ultimate Flatulence Cure overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Ultimate Flatulence Cure is a new program that teaches people how to get rid of their flatulence and all gas problems forever. The program also provides people natural remedies, food...

2013-11-21 16:22:55

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ener-Core, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR; "Ener-Core" or the "Company"), the leading designer and manufacturer of Gradual Oxidizer products, announced today it has shipped its first commercial FP250 unit, a power generating system that integrates Ener-Core's patented thermal oxidation technology with a 250 kilowatt gas turbine. The shipment deployed as scheduled out of the Port of Los Angeles on November 14, 2013 and is en route to Efficient Energy...

2013-11-19 12:23:25

LEGHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has signed a contract with ArcelorMittal to supply three PRISM(®) PHG100 hydrogen gas generators (PHG) and a high-purity PRISM(®) GN700 nitrogen generator for their Saint Chely d'Apcher plant in Southern France. ArcelorMittal awarded the contract on the strength of Air Products' 50 years of experience and management expertise in this industry, along with the modular design and proven reliability of the...

Unexpected Properties Of Methane-producing Microbe Revealed
2013-11-19 08:31:36

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Derek Lovley's lab at UMass Amherst show for the first time that one of the most abundant methane-producing microorganisms on Earth makes direct electrical connections with another species to produce the gas in a completely unexpected way For 40 years, scientists thought they understood how certain bacteria work together to anaerobically digest biomass to produce methane gas, important in bioenergy and the major source of greenhouse gas. But now...

2013-11-12 08:25:44

HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, is pleased to provide an update on operations. Since the last release of October 30th, the company has fraced 7 additional wells, of which 6 are production wells and one an appraisal well, bringing the total number of wells fraced so far this...

Record Carbon Dioxide Levels In 2012, Methane Off The Charts
2013-11-07 12:50:28

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are a fan of random violence occurring worldwide, a new report out this week is right up your alley. While we learned earlier this year that 2012 was the ninth warmest year since 1880, this week we were greeted with news that greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, hit record highs in that same year. Specifically, carbon dioxide levels have increased a full 41 percent since the start of the...


Latest Methane Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Umbriel -- Umbriel is a moon of Uranus discovered in 1851 by William Lassell. It was named after the 'dusky melancholy sprite' in Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock. Umbriel's surface is the darkest of the Uranian moons, and it is also the least geologically active. It is mostly composed of water ice, with the balance made up of silicate rock and methane ice. Most of its methane ice is on its surface. ----- Discovery Discovered by William Lassell...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Ariel -- Ariel is a moon of Uranus discovered in 1851 by William Lassell. Its composition is roughly 50% water ice, 30% silicate rock, and 20% methane ice, and it appears to have regions of fresh frost in places. Largely devoid of impact craters, Ariel appears to have undergone a period of intense geological activity that has produced a huge network of fault canyons and liquid water outflows over its surface. ----- Discovery Discovered by William Lassell...

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