Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin (www.beg.utexas.edu).
Rocky Mountain Section AAPG and Colorado Oil and Gas Association meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 10, 2004
Gas and Global Energy:
Scott W. Tinker
For well over a century
there has been a predictable global transition away from solid energy
fuels, to liquid energy fuels, to natural gas and other energy fuels.
The global energy consumption trend toward natural gas and other energy
sources has several positive outcomes. A global natural gas commodity
market will help stabilize energy prices, combustion of natural gas will
help to reduce atmospheric emissions relative to other fossil fuels, and
natural gas is an excellent feedstock for hydrogen