Gas Hydrates as a New Type of Fuel
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For millions of years the nature has accumulated a huge amount of mineral deposits that are successfully used by the humanity as energy sources during many centuries. But recently, an acute question concerning the length of the period of time during which such resources as coal, oil and natural gas will be enough for further development has risen. Many countries, having insignificant reserves of classic kinds of energy-carriers, are totally dependent on the conjuncture of the energy raw materials on the world market. Nowadays, according to the opinion supported by a great majority of the scientists and experts, gas hydrates are considered to be as the most perspective alternative source of energy on the planet.