Methane Hydrates And Oil Above Leakage Coming From of Sea Floor
Cold Seeps and Methane Hydrates Under certain pressure and temperature conditions gas molecules such as methane can crystallize with water molecules to an ice-like structure, so-called methane hydrates. At the MARUM institute in Bremen, scientists are working toward a better understanding of the role of methane hydrates for the deep-sea ecosystems, the global carbon cycle, and the stability of continental slopes. Methane hydrates have received special attention because the energy stored in them may be used by people in the future.
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*BREAKING* Feds: Several leaks in blow-out preventer -- METHANE HYDRATES Press briefing and teleconference to provide operational update on ongoing Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill response efforts, Adm. Thad Allen, National Incident Commander, August 3, 2010 at 11:00 am EDT: ACTUALLY there are several leaks... one around capping stack itself and there ACTUALLY are some down by the blow-out preventer and some of them are ACTUALLY producing some hydrates... Literally hundreds of thousands of pounds of apparatus sitting on the wellhead... been there for quite a long time, subjected to a lot of different pressures... The quicker we can get this done the quicker we could reduce risk of internal failure that were not aware of right now that could be working right now because we don't know the condition of the inside of the BOP. We don't have any DEFINITIVE information regarding structural integrity issues... couldn't rule it out... that's why moving at best speed is probably indicated.
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Parking Wally on a Methane Hydrate Hill Watch as researcher Laurenz Thomsen remotely controls Wally the Crawler from his office in Bremen Germany. Laurenz uses his mouse to drive the crawler and clicks on the video window to move the camera. In this video, he positions Wally directly atop a methane hydrate outcrop, in a place where methane readings were at a maximum. Laurenz then inspects some of the exposed hydrates and a curious hole in the bacterial mat. Is it a vent? Wally, the worlds first Internet-operated deep-sea crawler, is equipped with sensors to measure temperature, pressure, water currents, salinity, methane and turbidity. Wally also sports a pan/tilt webcam, affording detailed views of the seafloor sediments and local sea life. Laurenz Thomsen is a professor of Geosciences, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany and an adjunct professor of Biological Oceanography for the School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle. The primary focus of his research has been the carbon cycle, with particular interest in organic particle fluxes at continental margins. His publications on continental margins encompass the fields of particle transport, benthic pelagic coupling and CO2 mitigation. He will be using NEPTUNE instruments to study the carbon and methane fluxes around gas-hydrate sites.
BP Oil Spill Methane Hydrate Sea Floor - Godzilla - Highway 61 - All Along the Watchtower Because drilling can bring warm fluids up from depth, potentially melting the shallower gas hydrate, many researchers and engineers anticipate that drilling through gas hydrate may pose a hazard to the stability of the well, the platform anchors, the tethers, or even entire platforms. soundwaves.usgs.gov Hydrate is less dense than the surrounding seawater and will float toward the surface until it decomposes. Drilling and operating such wells is at the cutting edge of knowledge and technology. In effect, every well is a prototype. 247 Air tests from the Louisiana coast reveal human health threats from the oil disaster. The concentration threshold for hydrogen sulfide is about 5 to 10 parts per billion. Last Thursday, the EPA measured levels at 1000 ppb. Ambient air standard for the VOC benzene, for example, is 3.76 ppb, while its standard for methylene chloride is 61.25 ppb. Air testing results show VOC concentrations far above these state standards. On May 6, for example, the EPA measured VOCs at levels of 483 ppb. I've been watching the live Spillcam. About 5pm last night, we all started taking note of gas bubbling out of the seabed floor. About 1am this morning, the eruptions began to increase in spew volume. Global estimate of 5000 to 20000 gigatons (billions of metric tons, abbreviated as Gt) of carbon in oceanic hydrate methane. In 1987, MMS estimated that there were 9 ...
Methane Hydrate In Water Water molecules (red) trap methane (blue) in ice-like cages. This small crystal is stable in the surrounding water (grey) in certain conditions, and knowing when could help prevent plug formation in petroleum pipelines as well as allow us to harvest methane hydrate on the ocean floor for natural gas.
BP Leaking Methane Hydrates 10-21-10 Deepwater Horizon NOT DEAD Play full screen... See the Methane Hydrates leaking at the Wellhead today on the Development Driller 2 ROV 1. The white build-up is methane hydrates. You can see it bubbling from the valve.
Why are methane gas hydrates important for society? Scott Dallimore, Research Scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada providing insights on methane gas hydrates as part of the UNEP Global Outlook on Methane Gas Hydrates project.
More Methane Hydrate Leaking Live video captured from the Boa Sub C ROV #2 at 10:40PM CDT on 4 September 2010. Just before I was able to start the video capture, the ROV feed showed a cloud of methane leaking from the well equipment. What you see in this video are methane hydrate crystals floating past as the sub is piloted to an equipment cage to deposit an item.
Methane hydrate formation (Science/Amadeu Sum) Methane hydrate formation simulation (Science/Amadeu Sum)
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ROV Methane Hydrates Explosion off Biloxi Dome BP Deepwater Horizon Live feeds from BP Gulf of Mexico ROVs Watch anytime! Abiotic Oil explained Freeman Fly and others talk about the Gulf of Mexico Oil spill: The geological subsea look at Macondo well that blew out and a look at the salt dome near the blowout from BP: 1st extinction event: Leaked CERN documents state LHC has 70% chances to produce 'ice-9′ strangelets on 11/9 Methane Hydrates... Corexit Material safety data sheet! TOXIC TOXIC TOXIC! Many more links on previous posts... IE:
Methane Hydrate Dredging at Wrecked BOP - BP Live Feed at Gulf Oil Spill - Cool Footage!! ROV cleans shabby BOP of accumaled debris, and cams monitor hydrate activity. Oil Spill, Gulf of Mexico. September 12th 2010 -
Gas Hydrate Formation of gashydrates recorded with the Gashydrate Autoclave GHA 200
BP Oil Spill - Are these hydrates? Was sitting at the PC, and caught this on my perpetual wall of BP ROV feeds. (my second montor) I was struck by the appearance of these objects that seem to have grown on those ropes, and the metal band. Does anyone watching this know what this growth is? Are they Hydrates with pockets of oil trapped in the cell-like structures?
Explosion Methane Hydrates AGAIN! Gulf of Mexico BP ROV footage All new links attached below: Gulf of Mexico Geology oceanexplorer.noaa.gov Ocean Explorer of Gulf of Mexico UPDATE 2-McMoRan, Energy XXI surge on Gulf of Mexico gas find Did Deepwater Methane Hydrates Cause the BP Gulf Explosion?
Methane hydrates The bubbles of gas sufficiently lower the density of the water for the boat to sink.
PROOF: Wellhead LEAKING Methane Hydrates BP 11-2-10 WATCH IN FULL SCREEN TO SEE METHANE LEAKING. A New Drilling Rig at Macondo Site? 1st extinction event: Leaked CERN documents state LHC has 70% chances to produce 'ice-9′ strangelets on 11/9 Crystals, the Gulf of Mexico Blowout, and the new 'Top Hat' Dome Methane hydrate build-ups sideline BP cofferdam Agenda 21 - the UN bible for "sustainable development" AKA: depopulation Vibrio Vulnificus Infection Gulf of Mexico Subsea Structures May Be in Seismic Danger Zone The Methane Apocalypse
Where is the Horizon? - X-Files - Titanic - Methane Hydrate Mississippi Canyon BP Trance Ocean MEMORANDUM of the US House of Representatives June 4, 2010 energycommerce.house.gov " ... On April 22, 2010 at 10:22 am, a second explosion caused the Deepwater Horizon to sink into the Gulf of Mexico, taking with it a riser pipe which remained attached to the blowout preventer (BOP) at the wellhead. The riser pipe, which normally goes from the wellhead to the drilling ship, broke as the Deepwater Horizon sank ..." ___ =^.^= "... a second explosion caused the Deepwater Horizon to sink..." (a set of scuttling charges?) With nearby pipelines I suspect that thought would quickly come to mind. Huge pontoons on Horizom filled with water have enormous inertia even at slow decent speeds. Using coefficient of drag and center of gravily estimations, I propose she might've hit hydrates like a thumbtack in the floor and subsequently injected methane hydrate strata. Worse still, could the tower have fallen thrught the platform, pulling the riser by itself? How deep in mud or methane hydrate layers of goo? Platform was later sunk as it drifted NUC. Truth? =^.^= "... "The riser pipe broke ... as it sank"? Would that not be like cutting a huge fire hose of (water/oil) high pressure in it? Fire hydrants have 50psi. That would be a real big can of worms, huh? I'd rather catch Jaws than the broken 5000' well pipe underwater. Do you suppose it'd wiggle around down there? The Deepwater Horizon was not anchored to the bottom with cables, but was "dynamically positioned" -- in place by eight ...
'Methane Hydrate Bubbles' rising from the ocean floor solve the 'Devils Triangle' Mystery How Brilliant Computer Scientists Solved the Bermuda Triangle Mystery Terrence Aym Salem- Oceanographic surveyors of the sea floor in the area of the Bermuda Triangle and the North Sea region between continental Europe and Great Britain have discovered significant quantities of methane hydrates and older eruption sites. According to two research scientists the mystery of vanished ships and airplanes in the region dubbed "The Bermuda Triangle" has been solved. Step aside outer space aliens, time anomalies, submerged giant Atlantean pyramids and bizarre meteorological phenomena ... the "Triangle" simply suffers from an acute case of gas. Natural gas—the kind that heats ovens and boils water—specifically methane, is the culprit behind the mysterious disappearances and loss of water and air craft. The evidence for this astounding new insight into a mystery that's bedeviled the world is laid out in a research paper published in the American Journal of Physics. Professor Joseph Monaghan researched the hypothesis with honor student David May at the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. The two hypothesized that large methane bubbles rising from the ocean floor might account for many, if not all, of the mysterious disappearances of ships and aircraft at specific locales around the world. Researcher Ivan T. Sanderson identified these mystery areas during the 1960s. Sanderson described the actual shape of these regions as more like a lozenge rather than a triangle ...
Hydrates Chemical compounds which has ability to absorb water directly from the air and form stable hydrates are known as hygroscopic. Sodium hydroxide has ability to absorb so much moisture from the air to dissolve itself. The process of self dissolving is called deliquescent.
BP ROV Monitoring Hydrates Live video captured from the Development Driller ROV #1 at 10:18PM CDT on 17 September 2010. This should put to rest the question of whether the small, white floating objects often seen in the ROV feeds are methane hydrate crystals -- the mission statement on screen is "Monitoring Hydrates."
Conditions for gas hydrate formation Slushy gas hydrates can already form at temperatures of +20 °C (+68 °F). This video shows these conditions under which hydrates can form and provides some background knowledge about hydrates.
Black bubbles seep from wellhead as ONLY ROV feed is "MONITORING HYDRATES" (Sep. 14) BP live feed from Development Driller 2 ROV 1, September 14, 2010 at 3:15 pm EDT
Youtube Poop: ...hydrates you til you shout BIRDS! Volvic makes you shout "I'M THE DADDY NOW!" but Volvic Revive makes you shout "BIRDS!" PS Volvic is volcano-filtered so it's making it tasty for the ladies.
Gas Hydrates From 2057, about Gas Hydrates, Ice for Fuel
How does global warming effect gas hydrates stability? Tina Treude, Biological Oceanographer from IFM-GEOMAR providing insights on methane gas hydrates as part of the UNEP Global Outlook on Methane Gas Hydrates project.
Hydrates seep from seafloor next to wellhead (Sep. 3) Live feeds from Development Driller 2 ROV 1, September 3, 2010 at 6:30 pm EDT
BP Oil Spill - Methane Hydrate Never Mentioned - For What it's Worth Buffalo Springfield "Hidden in Plain Sight" is not plain, and what's hidden is unclear. This world is so foreign to us ... I quote: ~~~ Blasts of it have been linked, in respectable journals, to mass extinctions, to undersea landslides that caused ocean-crossing tsunamis, and even to the mysterious disappearance of ships at sea. On the TV monitor aboard the research vessel Sonne, he could see the mud as it was brought to the surface. A few minutes later, on deck, "the whole cubic meter of stuff was bubbling," he says. "It was just one smelly olive green mess of sediment. People were hesitating, standing back, because it was just an awful smell, the hydrogen sulfide. So I rolled up my sleeves and reached in that mess and stood up to my ankles in it, and then touched this hard stuff—it was cold, ice cold. I threw it on the deck to get rid of the sediment, because it was all covered, and it broke open. It was pure white." "You can build up enormous amounts of methane over time," says Gerald Dickens, both in the frozen hydrates and as free gas below them. When that happens, it doesn't take much—a submarine landslide or a slight warming of the bottom water—to release potentially catastrophic burps. The total amount of methane made by these microbes is probably greater than the mass of all known reserves of coal, gas, and oil. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, and huge belches of microbial methane from deep reservoirs, where it resides mostly as frozen methane hydrate, have been linked to rapid ...
BP Jetting HYDRATES 11-1-10 Deepwater Horizon Macondo MC252 BP ROV live feeds available for your review here: BP Macondo Well Declared Dead Geology of Gulf of Mexico, Earth is Fractured! BP's oil spill fight plagued by methane hydrates, a hazard of deep water
How To Monitor and Control Gas Hydrates Formation and Flow Assurance - Based upon work done by Colorado School of the Mines Chemical Engineering Department in conjunction with Chevron.
Methane Hydrate Eruption in the Gulf of Mexico? Oct, 27, 2010 BP live feed from the Gulf of Mexico, I think this is methane hydrates, possibly volcanic activity.
BP Rov Films Methane Hydrates Leaking Out of Sea Floor
Burning Gas Hydrates Methane gas hydrates are created under pressure at the Technical University of Denmark, department of Chemical Engineering. PhD student Lars Jensen then sets fire to it, creating the famous "burning snowball" effect.
BP Oil Spill Using Gas Hydrates ( Clathrates ) to Clog the BOP See a demonstration of how gas hydrates, ie clathrates, can be used to reduce the flow of oil escaping from the Deepwater Horizon well. Normally clathrates, an ice like material formed when water and gases mix at high pressures, are a problem drillers try to avoid. Why? Because they clog pipes. This video shows the formation of a gas hydrate, and shows that when they are forced through a narrowing, constriction or chope point they can pile up and form a clog this can seal a leak. Sort of like fix-a-flat, Please spread my crazy idea to others... and tell others about my video. I'd appreciate it.
Hydrate Mound Experiments, Barkley Canyon, 2006 At Barkley Canyon, in the Pacific northwest, MBARI chemists study mounds on the seafloor made up of gas hydrates. Gas hydrates are a solid ice-like phase formed at low temperature and high pressure. Chemists use an instrument developed at MBARI, the in situ Laser Raman to gain insight into the chemistry of gas hydrates. From the spectrum, researchers will be able to determine the chemical composition and the crystal structure of the hydrate.
Methane Hydrates: Natural Hazard or Natural Resource? Explore naturally occurring frozen methane deposits under the sea with renowned geochemist Miriam Kastner and discover whether or not they are a hazard to climate change. Series: Perspectives on Ocean Science [8/2008] [Science] [Show ID: 14350]