Unformatted text preview: the return on investment is 0.65 which increases as the capacity of the storage tank increases. Natural gas hydrates have lower total capital investment than the other three methods of storage studied (Depleted Reservoir, Aquifer, and salt caverns). Hydrates of natural gas can be very useful for peak shaving. Suppliers can make tank readily accessible to consumers when needed, which will reduce the strain on resources when natural gas in high demand....
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- Spring '10
- Chemical Engineering, Methane clathrate