liquid methane

liquid methane

[′lik·wəd ′meth‚ān]
(cryogenics)
Methane that has been cooled to at least -161°C; used for cryogenic applications and for tankship transport of methane.
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Non-water based lifeforms could feasibly live in the liquid methane and ethane lakes and seas that make up a large portion of Titan's surface, just as organisms on Earth live in water, Schulze-Makuch said.
is to have an LNG receiving terminal at Fujairah to enable imports of liquid methane which would help meet the UAE's growing gas needs.
Being the world's largest exporter of LNG, Qatar has been badly affected by the fall in world oil prices as this has caused a drastic drop in the value of its sales of liquid methane.
Titan's seas, the size of Earth's Great Lakes, are formed by flowing rivers of liquid methane and ethane.
The future Asian/Pacific LNG requirements will include foreign natural gas by pipeline and liquid methane.
The spacecraft has mapped lakes and seas larger than North America's Great Lakes but made of liquid methane and ethane.
4m t/y of LNG to Italian utility Enel starting in 2008, with the liquid methane going to a new import terminal in Brindisi completed in 2008.
Washington, Oct 26 ( ANI ): With the sun now shining over the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained new images of the liquid methane and ethane seas and lakes that reside near Titan's north pole.
In addition to its local ability to export up to 83 million tonnes per year (mtpy) of LNG QP intends to maintain its lead at both ends of the world of liquid methane businesses, from liquefaction to re-gasification.
astronomers believe they have discovered a possible lake on Saturn's moon Titan composed mostly of liquid methane.
The hot probe probably had evaporated liquid methane trickling at or just below the moon's surface, surmised Jonathan Lunine, professor of planetary sciences and physics at the University of Arizona, Tucson, to the press in January 2005.
Gasrec is a producer of liquid methane fuel utilising gas generated by the decomposition of biomass.