Appendix E
Acronyms


ANS

Alaska North Slope

API

American Petroleum Institute


BBS

Broad Based Solicitation

BEG

Bureau of Economic Geology

BSR

bottom-simulating reflector

BPXA

BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc.


COI

conflict-of-interest

CT

computed tomography


DOE

Department of Energy

DSDP

Deep Sea Drilling Program


EEZ

exclusive economic zone


FACA

Federal Advisory Committee Act

FWP

field-work proposals


GB

Garden Banks Blocks

GHSZ

gas hydrate stability zone

GIT

Georgia Institute of Technology

GOM

Gulf of Mexico

GRI

Gas Research Institute

GSC

Geological Survey of Canada



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Charting the Future of Methane Hydrate Research in the United States Appendix E Acronyms ANS Alaska North Slope API American Petroleum Institute BBS Broad Based Solicitation BEG Bureau of Economic Geology BSR bottom-simulating reflector BPXA BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc. COI conflict-of-interest CT computed tomography DOE Department of Energy DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Program EEZ exclusive economic zone FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act FWP field-work proposals GB Garden Banks Blocks GHSZ gas hydrate stability zone GIT Georgia Institute of Technology GOM Gulf of Mexico GRI Gas Research Institute GSC Geological Survey of Canada

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Charting the Future of Methane Hydrate Research in the United States GSPD Gas Supply Projects Division GWP Greenhouse Warming Potential HQ Headquarters (DOE) HYACE Hydrate Autoclave Coring Equipment ICC Interagency Coordinating Committee INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program IR infrared JIP Joint Industry Project JOI Joint Oceanographic Institutions JOIDES Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory LNG liquefied natural gas LWD logging-while-drilling MC Mississippi Blocks MBARI Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute MHAC Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee MMS Minerals Management Service NETL National Energy Technology Laboratory NGSA Natural Gas Supply Association NMR nuclear magnetic resonance NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSF National Science Foundation ODP Ocean Drilling Program OOI Ocean Observatories Initiative ORION Ocean Research Interactive Observatory Network ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory OST Office of Science and Technology (NETL)

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Charting the Future of Methane Hydrate Research in the United States PCAST President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology PCS Pressure Core Sampler PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PI principal investigator ppb parts per billion ppm parts per million R&D research and development RFP request for proposals ROV remotely operated vehicle SCNG Strategic Center for Natural Gas (NETL) SCNGO Strategic Center for Natural Gas and Oil (NETL) STP standard temperature and pressure TAMU Texas A&M University Tcf trillion cubic feet TCT Technical Coordinating Team THF tetrahydrofuran TOUGH transport of unsaturated groundwater and heat USGS United States Geological Survey VAMP velocity amplitude peculiarity

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