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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We are planning to use liquid oxygen and liquid methane for the Haribon Rocket.
Because the Raptor uses liquid methane and oxygen, there are speculations that there was some sort of leak during or after the static fire tests. 
The moderation is carried out in hydrogenous materials such as ambient temperature water, Liquid methane at 110k (-163c), Solid methane at 40k (233c) and liquid hydrogen at 20k (253c).
The biggest difference is that instead of water, the system revolves around liquid methane and ethane with a temperature of 94[degrees] K (−179.2[degrees] C, -354.6[degrees] F).
Scientists now know Titan has lakes and seas filled with liquid methane and ethane.
Titan's surface is dotted with lakes of liquid methane, mostly near its southern pole.
American LNG has become popular in Japan, the world's largest importer of liquid methane or ethane, with most power and gas utilities having begun to lock in the gas under term contracts.
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. LNG spot prices in Asia have fallen by more than half since the cold months of late 2013 and early 2014, and so are the prices of Qatar's condensate, LPG and naphtha exports.
The future Asian/Pacific LNG requirements will include foreign natural gas by pipeline and liquid methane. This is in terms of volume of both in-land consumption through re-gasification and direct use by the shipping sector and other potential direct users of liquefied methane in this vastest part of the world by population and surface.
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.