Posts Tagged ‘Methane’

Most of Methane Gas From Gulf Spill Gone

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Dr. John Kessler, Assistant Professor of Oceanography at Texas A & M University is surprised that most of the methane gas from the Gulf oil spill is gone. He’s in Texas, of course, which has more than a passing interest in oil. #JustSayin’ Found at YouTube from AggiesTalk.

The Flaming Crater In Darvaza, Turkmenistan

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

In 1971, a Soviet oil rig drilled into a natural gas pocket. The earth swallowed the entire rig and its crew. To combat the poisonous gas, the community decided to set it on fire but it’s been burning ever since, hence it’s name “Gates of Hell.” Found at YouTube from madexpat.