methane hydrate

(7) The term “methane hydrate” means— (A) a methane clathrate that is in the form of a methane-water ice-like crystalline material and is stable and occurs naturally in deep-ocean and permafrost areas; and (B) other natural gas hydrates found in association with deep-ocean and permafrost deposits of methane hydrate.


30 USC § 1901(7)

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