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The article explores natural gas storage, safety, environmental impacts, and the shift to LNG.
It details underground storage types—depleted fields, aquifers, and salt formations—highlighting historical context and current usage. It discusses LNG, global capacities, rising demand, safety in transportation, and methane’s properties.
Environmental concerns focus on methane as a greenhouse gas and strict leak prevention.
Biomethane’s potential to reduce emissions concludes, stressing its role as a renewable energy source.
The piece advocates for stricter regulations to limit methane emissions, emphasizing biomethane’s importance in fighting global warming.