10 Oct Borehole to Laboratory Programmes
At the 9th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH) in Denver, USA, both Geotek Limited and Geotek Coring presented and exhibited to the Gas Hydrate Community. Attendees ranging from industrial scientists and engineers, to academic researchers, all came together to review developments of gas hydrate resource, and to attempt to anticipate near-future projections.
Our exhibition booth was overseen by Managing Director, Tony Bosely, where attendees were able to learn about the pressure coring analysis programmes for gas hydrates, as well as the unconventional resource programmes that Geotek Limited and Geotek Coring can offer.
Peter Schultheiss delivered a talk updating the conference on the diverse, growing range of equipment and services that are available to the Gas Hydrate community for research and resource development.
Melanie Holland produced a poster which gave a summary of the core and pressure core analysis data of Geotek’s two recent gas hydrate expeditions for the Chinese Government in the South China Sea.
Another poster created and presented by Nikolaus Bigalke demonstrated the advanced geomechanical analyses of these Shenhu gas-hydrate-bearing sediments under pressure, showing a relationship between physical properties and gas hydrate content of sediments.
A last-minute addition was also provided from us, showcasing the Gulf of Mexico Expedition-1 that we recently took a significant role in. Large-scale X-ray CT slabs of each core collected under pressure were presented, along with the non-destructive data collected in Pressure Core Analysis and Transfer Systems (PCATS).
Here are the papers and posters that were presented.
Flemings et al. 2017. Gas Hydrate Pressure Cores from Expedition UT-GOM2-01, Gulf of Mexico, May 2017
Schultheiss et al. 2017 Pressure Cores: From Borehole to Laboratory
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