APPENDIX F
Project Summary Table



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APPENDIX F Project Summary Table 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) ConocoPhillips Gas Hydrate 1 DE-NT0006553 Company Production Trial BP Exploration Alaska North Alaska, Inc. Slope Gas DE-FC26- 2 Hydrate Reservoir 01NT41332 + 15 other Characterization performers Phase 2—Drilling and Production Testing Field studies: North Slope the Methane Hydrate DE-FC26- 3 Production and Borough Resource Potential 06NT42962 drilling projects Associated with the (Identifers Barrow Gas Fields 1 through 4) Gulf of Mexico Gas Hydrates Joint Chevron Energy Industry Project Technology (JIP) Characterizing DE-FC26- Company 4 Natural Gas Hydrates 01NT41330 in the Deep Water + 16 other Gulf of Mexico— performers Applications for Safe Exploration 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 10/1/2008 $11,755,000 $2,934,140 $14,689,140 20 $1,510,000 12/31/2010 9/30/2001 $20,235,336 $6,034,348 $26,269,684 23 $9,819416 3/31/2011 10/1/2008 $1,490,722 $372,680 $1,863,402 20 $1,490,722 11/30/2009 9/30/2001 $40,215,883 $14,752,993 $54,968,876 23 $31,751,045 9/30/2010 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) University of California at Gas Hydrate San Diego 5 Characterization in DE-NT0005668 (Scripps the Gulf of Mexico Institution of Oceanography) Oregon State University, Heat Flow and Gas College of Hydrates on the 6 DE-NT0005669 Oceanic and Continental Margin Atmospheric of India Science Electrical Resistivity Investigation of Gas Baylor Hydrate Distribution DE-FC26- 7 Resource University in Mississippi Canyon 06NT42959 characteriz- Block 118, Gulf of ation and Mexico remote sensing (Identifiers Seismic Gas Hydrate 5 through 10, Rock Solid Quantification by DE-FC26- 8 with addition of Images Cumulative Attributes 06NT42961 multi-purpose (CATTs) study 21) Gas Hydrate DE-AI26- Naval Research Research in Deep Sea 06NT42878 - 9 Laboratory Sediments - Bottom Bottom Source Source Task Task Combining Multicomponent Seismic Attributes, University New Rock Physics of Texas at Models, and In Situ DE-FC26- Austin Bureau 10 Data to Estimate 06NT42667 of Economic Gas-Hydrate Geology Concentrations in Deep-Water, Near- Floor Strata of the Gulf of Mexico 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 10/1/2008 $861,678 $686,492 $1,548,170 44 $767,869 3/31/2012 10/1/2008 $149,604 $39,142 $188,746 21 $149,604 12/31/2010 10/1/2006 $253,849 $68,885 $322,734 21 $253,849 12/31/2011 10/1/2006 $648,122 $215,430 $863,552 25 $648,122 10/30/2009 6/1/2006 $150,000 $46,000 $196,000 23 $150,000 6/30/2010 3/1/2006 $824,338 $215,775 $1,040,113 21 $824,338 4/30/2009 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) Assessing the Efficacy University of of the Aerobic California at 11 Methanotropic DE-NT0005667 Santa Barbara Biofilter in Methane Hydrate Environments Remote Sensing and Sea Truth Texas A&M Measurements of University at 12 DE-NT0005638 Methane Flux to the Corpus Christi Atmosphere (HyFLUX Project) Characterization of University of Methane Degradation Delaware, and Methane- College of 13 DE-NT0005665 Degrading Microbes Marine and in Alaska Coastal Earth Studies Waters Environmental studies (Identifiers 11 through 19; Source 4; and completed Institute of Characterization and projects 24-27) Northern Temporal Variation Engineering, of Methane Seepage University 14 from Thermokarst DE-NT0005665 of Alaska at Lakes on the Alaska Fairbanks; North Slope in Response to Arctic USGS Climate Change Lawrence Berkeley Interrelation of National Global Climate and ESD07- Laboratory, 15 the Response of 014/08FE-003 Los Alamos Oceanic Hydrate National Accumulations Laboratory University of Chicago, Integrating Natural 16 Gas Hydrate in the DE-NT0006558 University of Global Carbon Cycle California at Berkeley 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 10/1/2008 $612,658 $159,972 $772,630 21 $438,995 9/30/2011 10/1/2008 $1,044,211 $348,614 $1,392,825 25 $1,044,211 9/30/2010 10/1/2008 $272,293 $85,384 $357,677 24 $272,293 12/31/2010 10/1/2008 $831,277 $296,839 $1,128,116 26 $733,014 9/30/2011 6/1/2008 $1,244,900 $0 $1,244,900 0 $894,900 5/30/2012 10/1/2008 $640,274 $156,397 $796,671 20 $402,350 9/30/2011 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) Methanogenesis in Idaho National Hydrate-Bearing Laboratory, Sediments: Integration 17 FLU5A425 of Experimental Oregon State and Theoretical University Approachesa University of Mississippi DE-FC26- Center for 06NT42877 Marine Gulf of Mexico Gas DE-FC26- Resources and 18 Hydrates Seafloor 02NT41628 Environmental Observatory Project DE-FC26- Technology 00NT40920 (CMRET) +4 other performers Multi-purpose Detection and DE-FC26- Rice University studies 19 Production of 06NT42960 (19-20) Methane Hydrate Conducting Scientific Studies of Natural Gas Hydrates to U.S. Geological DE-AI26- 20 Support the DOE Survey 05NT42496 Efforts to Evaluate and Understand Methane Hydrate North Slope Borough, Phase 1— Characterization and Arctic Slope Quantification of the Consulting Group, Completed field DE-FC26- 21 Methane Hydrate Petrotechnical ol study 06NT42962 Resource Potential Resources of Associated with the Alaska, Barrow Gas Fields University of Alaska at Fairbanks 10

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 9/30/2005 $940,000 $0 $640,000 0 940,000 9/30/2010 9/29/2000 $6,562,830 $1,1,817,703 $8,380,533 22 $6,562,830 7/30/2009 10/1/2006 $1,270,153 $448,099 $1,718,252 26 $1,010,818 7/16/2011 4/11/2005 $2,252,165 $7,962,000a $10,214,165 78 $2,252,165 5/31/2010 10/16/2006 $609,858 $152,465 $762,323 20 $609,858 3/27/2008 11

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) Anadarko Completed Petroleum Methane Hydrate production- DE-FC26- Corporation, 22 Production from related and 01NT41331 Alaskan Permafrost + 8 0ther drilling project performers Completed Joint In Situ Sampling and production- DE-FC26- Oceanographic 23 Characterization of related and 01NT41329 Institutions (JOI) Methane Hydrate drilling project Geochemical Evaluation of Deep DE-AI26- Completed Naval Research Sediment Hydrate 06NT42878 - environmental 24 Laboratory Deposits in Alaminos Alaminos study Canyon, Block 818, Canyon Task Texas-Louisiana Shelf Gas Hydrate DE-AI26- Completed Naval Research Research in Deep 06NT42878 - environmental 25 Laboratory Sea Sediments—New New Zealand study Zealand Task Task Gas Hydrate Woods Hole Completed Instability in the DE-FC26- Oceanographic environmental 26 Southeastern Bering 05NT42665 Institute study Sea University of California at San Diego Completed Support of Gulf of (Scripps DE-FC26- environmental 27 Mexico Hydrate Institution of 02NT41328 study Research Consortium Oceanography); Texas A&M University Completed The Mallik 2002 Geological production- Consortium: Drilling DE-AC26- Survey of 28 related and and Testing a Gas 01NT41007 Canada drilling project Hydrate Well 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 9/30/2001 $7,710,846 $7,018,815 $14,729,661 48 $7,710,846 1/31/2005 9/30/2001 $1,610,293 $523,214 $2,133,507 25 $1,641,618 10/31/2006 7/1/2007 $300,000 $330,000 $630,000 52 $300,000 5/1/2008 6/1/2006 $86,000 $738,000 $824,000 90 $86,000 11/1/2006 10/1/2005 $233,444 $58,504 $291,948 20 $233,444 11/30/2007 3/4/2002 $348,041 $93,076 $441,117 21 $348,041 3/3/2006 9/2/1997 $339,000 $910,486 $1,249,486 73 $339,000 8/31/2005 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) Texas A&M University at Completed Corpus Christi; Sampling and resource Monitoring of DE-AF26- Harbor Branch characterization 29 Hydrate Mounds in 01NT00394 Oceanographic and remote the Gulf of Mexico Institution; sensing University of Nebraska High Resolution Completed Processing of Seismic resource Data from GB 424 DE-AF26- Western Geco characterization 30 and 425 and MC 01NT00370 and remote 852 and 853, Gulf of sensing Mexico Completed Three-Dimensional resource Structure and Physical University of DE-FC26- characterization 31 Properties of Methane Wyoming 00NT40921 and remote Hydrate Deposit at sensing Blake Ridge University Completed Characterizing of Texas at resource Marine Gas Hydrate DE-FC26- Austin; Bureau characterization 32 Reservoirs Using 3D 00NT41024 of Economic and remote Seismic Data Geology sensing Characterizing Arctic Completed Hydrates (Canadian U.S. Geological production- DE-AT26- 33 Test Well and Survey related and 97FT34342 Alaskan “Wells of drilling projects Opportunity”) Gathering, Completed Processing, and resource U.S. Geological Evaluating Seismic DE-AT26- characterization 34 Survey and Physical Data on 97FT34343 and remote Gas Hydrates in the sensing Gulf of Mexico 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 5/1/2001 $94,000 $19,878 $113,878 18 $94,000 9/30/2002 4/7/2001 $32,000 $0 $32,000 0 $32,000 7/30/2001 9/28/2000 $228,306 $61,159 $289,465 21 $228,306 9/30/2005 9/29/2000 $700,418 $178,477 $878,895 20 $700,418 9/28/2002 9/2/1997 $729,870 $910,486 $1,640,356 56 $729,870 4/30/2005 9/9/1997 $2,643,469 $0 $2,643,469 0 $2,643,469 4/30/2005 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) High-Resolution Sidescan Sonar Completed Naval Research and Multibeam resource Laboratory Bathymetric Data DE-AT26- characterization 35 (Atwater Collection and 97FT34344 and remote Valley) Processing, Atwater sensing Canyon, Gulf of Mexico University of Mechanism Leading Texas at Austin; to Coexistence of DE-FC26- 36 Massachusetts Gas and Hydrate in 06NT43067 Institute of Ocean Sediment Technology Georgia Tech Research Methane Recovery DE-FC26- Corporation, 37 from Hydrate-Bearing 06NT42963 Sediments Oak Ridge National Laboratory Gas Hydrate National Research Database Experimental Institute of DE-AI26- 38 and Web laboratory and Standards and 06NT42938 Dissemination modeling studies Technology Channel (Identifiers 36-46; 52-55) Comparative Battelle Pacific Assessment of Northwest DE-FC26- 39 Advanced Gas Division 05NT42666 Hydrate Production Methods Laboratory Studies in Support of Lawrence Characterization Berkeley 40 of Recoverable ESD05-048 National Resources from Laboratory Methane Hydrate Deposits Characterization of Pacific Natural Hydrate- Northwest Bearing Sediments 41 FWP-45133 National and Hydrate Laboratory Dissociation Kinetics (Phase 2) 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 2/8/2005 $26,000 $24,000 $50,000 48 $26,000 11/22/2005 10/1/2006 $1,272,986 $319,513 $1,592,499 20 $1,272,986 9/30/2010 10/1/2006 $787,586 $244,509 $1,032,095 24 $787,586 9/30/2010 9/1/2006 $750,000 $0 $750,000 0 $750,000 9/30/2009 4/15/2006 $311,291 $78,709 $390,000 20 $311,291 6/30/2009 7/1/2003 $1,570,000 $0 $1,570,000 0 $1,570,000 12/31/10 9/1/2004 $1,962,000 $0 $1,962,000 0 $1,962,000 9/30/2010 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) Hydrate Formation Oak Ridge and Dissociation via National 42 Depressurization in FEAB111 Laboratory Simulated and Field Samples Numerical Studies for Lawrence the Characterization Berkeley of Recoverable FWP-G308 and 43 National Resources from ESD00-021 Laboratory Methane Hydrate Deposits Characterization and Decomposition Brookhaven Kinetic Studies of National 44 Methane Hydrate in EST-380-NEDA Laboratory Host Sediments Under Subsurface Mimic Condition Seismic-Scale Rock Stanford DE-FC26- 45 Physics of Methane University 05NT42663 Hydrate Texas Engineering Experiment Station & Geomechanical Lawrence Performance of DE-FC26- Berkeley 46 Hydrate-Bearing 05NT42664 / National Sediments in Offshore ESD05-036 Laboratory; Environments University of California at Berkeley; Schlumberger Petrophysical Westport Characterization and Technology Reservoir Simulator Center Completed lab DE-FC26- 47 for Gas Hydrate International, study 02NT41327 Production and University of Hazard Avoidance in Houston the Gulf of Mexico 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 7/1/2002 $1,771,000 $0 $1,771,000 0 $1,771,000 12/31/2010 6/30/2000 $2,788,000 $0 $2,788,000 0 $2,788,000 12/31/2010 10/1/2004 $500,000 $0 $500,000 0 $500,000 12/30/2009 10/1/2005 $320,577 $80,334 $400,911 20 $320,577 3/31/2008 10/1/2005 $692,426 $180,000 $872,426 21 $692,426 4/30/2008 6/26/2002 $817,952 $204,488 $1,022,440 20 $817,952 6/30/2006 1

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APPENDIX F USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) Mesoscale Oak Ridge Completed lab Characterization of National 48 FEAB105 study Natural and Synthetic Laboratory Gas Hydrates Fundamentals of Natural Gas and Clarkson Completed lab Species Flows from DE-FC26- 49 University study Hydrate Dissociation - 00NT40916 Applications to Safety Problems Idaho National Collection and Engineering and Completed lab Microbiological FWP-4340-60 & 50 Environmental study Analysis of Gas FWP-42C1-01 Laboratory Hydrate Cores Mechanical Testing U.S. Army Corp Completed lab DE-AT26- 51 of Gas Hydrate/ of Engineers study 99FT40267 Sediment Samples 10

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 9/1/2001 $450,000 $0 $450,000 0 $450,000 9/30/2005 9/22/2000 $268,183 $103,795 $371,978 28 $268,183 9/30/2006 6/30/2000 $330,000 $0 $330,000 0 $330,000 12/30/2002 7/9/1999 $110,000 $50,000 $160,000 31 $110,000 9/30/2003 11

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APPENDIX F National Energy Technology Laboratory Projects USDOE Performer Project Report Project Title Project Institution(s) Category Identifier Number (Lead in Bold) NETL Office of Geoscience Research and 52 Evaluations and Field NETL-ORD Development Studies NETL Office of Methane Hydrate Research and 53 Numerical Simulation NETL-ORD Development Studies NETL projects NETL Office of Formation and Research and 54 Dissociation of NETL-ORD Development Methane Hydrate NETL Office of Thermal Properties Research and 55 of Hydrate—Tool NETL-ORD Development Development NOTES: The committee attempted to maintain an updated table of projects throughout the study; however, project start and end dates for many studies changed during the course of this study, as new projects or new project phases were approved, and as projects were extended by agreement with project investigators. This table is updated through February 2010. White fields indicate field or laboratory studies that are ongoing or were completed during the course of this review and specifically those projects that are or were ongoing as of fiscal year 2006 through and beyond the time of writing of this report. Gray fields indicate studies that were completed prior to the start of fiscal year 2006. In the text of the report, much of the discussion focuses on studies listed in the white fields; however, because the study charge includes a review of research and development of the Program, studies completed prior to fiscal year 2006 are also discussed where relevant. “Project category” (left-hand column) refers to field and laboratory studies in the broadest sense after designations developed by the committee. Field studies include those related to production and drilling; although the project categories, “Resource characterization and remote sensing,” “Environmental research” (whether production related or in nature), and “Multipurpose” may also have field-related components but are discussed separately in the report. The category related to laboratory studies includes those that focus on experimental research and those that focus on modeling. These classifications are in keeping with the level of descriptive detail in Chapter 3. 1

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Appendix F Non Project DOE DOE Planned DOE Planned Non- Start/End Total Cost Cost Funding to Cost DOE Cost Date Share Date (%) 10/1/2008- $730,000 present (on (through fiscal $0 $730,000 0 $730,000 going) year 2009) $334,000 9/30/08 (on (through fiscal $0 $334,000 0 334,000 going) year 2009) 10-1/2008- $1,540,600 present (on (through fiscal $0 $1,540,600 0 $1,540,600 going) year 2009) 10/1/2004- $957,400 present (on (through fiscal $0 $957,400 0 $957,400 going) year 2009) Some of the studies have many components and overlap with one or more categories. The cross- referenced categories are noted in the left-hand column description for each category and refer to “Report-identifier” numbers. The number of projects described in Chapter 3 under each category corresponds to the categories and number of projects identified in this table (left-hand column identifier numbers). At the start of this review the Program Web site differentiated between “Field studies” and “Laboratory studies”; as of August 2009, the Web site had been changed simply to list studies as either “ongoing” or “completed.” Under project identifier 20, the “Planned Non-DOE Cost” indicates over $7 million dollars a contributed on the part of the USGS over the course of this project. This project is the primary cooperative project between the USGS and the Program supporting Gulf of Mexico, North Slope of Alaska, India, and laboratory efforts. This non-DOE contribution was not on the Program Web site, but rather was obtained by the committee for the purpose of this study as an approximation to give some indication of the large contributions to the interagency efforts by agency partners, and also to indicate the difficulty inherent in estimating such dollar amounts. When an agency has ongoing methane hydrate projects or programs of its own, but which are wholly or partially in line with the tasks of the interagency agreements established as part of the DOE Program, the agencies usually will cover their own participants’ salaries, and some operating expenses, while the Program may cover major parts of field expenses, for example. However, the agencies will 1

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APPENDIX F often continue to develop and test methodologies after a particular year in which the Program may have covered field expenses, and these may augment the overall interagency (national) research effort in methane hydrate, but will not necessarily be tallied as “Planned non-DOE Costs.” The committee did not request similar numbers from the other interagency partners because of the effort involved in deriving these estimates. The industry projects have similar issues because of the difficulty industry has in providing accurate tallies of specific dollar contributions (of personnel, equipment, existing data, etc.); the numbers in the table under “Planned Non-DOE Costs” are as accurate as they can be but may not reflect the full extent of the direct and indirect resources being contributed by Program partners to these research efforts. SOURCE: http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/FutureSupply/MethaneHydrates/ projects/DOEProjects/DOE-Project_toc.html. The column “DOE funding to date” information was The provided by NETL (R. Baker, personal communication, February 8, 2010). 1