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Energies 2012, 5(5), 1309-1320; doi:10.3390/en5051309

Evidence of Gas Hydrates in Block 26—Offshore Trinidad

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Received: 15 March 2012 / Revised: 26 March 2012 / Accepted: 22 April 2012 / Published: 3 May 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Natural Gas Hydrate 2011)
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Abstract: Natural gas hydrates are increasingly viewed as a potential economic resource as energy demands rise. In this study, three-dimensional seismic data for Block 26 in the Atlantic Continental Margin offshore Trinidad were evaluated to determine if there is the potential for oceanic hydrate-bearing sediments. The seismic dataset covered an area of approximately 1210 km2 of the continental slope. A bottom simulating reflector which generally ran parallel to the sea floor and cut the dominant stratigraphy was observed and mapped over approximately 43% of the study area.
Keywords: hydrates; Trinidad; unconventional reservoir hydrates; Trinidad; unconventional reservoir
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Marcelle-De Silva, J.; Thomas, A.; De Landro Clarke, W.L.; Allum, M. Evidence of Gas Hydrates in Block 26—Offshore Trinidad. Energies 2012, 5, 1309-1320.

AMA Style

Marcelle-De Silva J, Thomas A, De Landro Clarke WL, Allum M. Evidence of Gas Hydrates in Block 26—Offshore Trinidad. Energies. 2012; 5(5):1309-1320.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Marcelle-De Silva, Jill; Thomas, Adrian; De Landro Clarke, Wanda Lee; Allum, Michelle. 2012. "Evidence of Gas Hydrates in Block 26—Offshore Trinidad." Energies 5, no. 5: 1309-1320.

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