Asians Hunt Gas Treasure Locked in Ice Beneath Seabeds

Asians Hunt Gas Treasure Locked in Ice Beneath Seabeds

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. via Bloomberg

A flare burns as methane hydrate gas is produced from drilling in the Nankai Trough about 50 kilometers (31 miles) off the coast of Honshu island, Japan, in this handout photograph released to the media on March 12, 2013.