EME 444
Global Energy Enterprise

Summary and Final Tasks


With this lesson, we continued our survey of energy industries based on energy sources. In this lesson, you learned about the natural gas industry--from exploration and extraction, transportation, resource estimates, demand, usage, and externalities.

You learned:

  • about sources of natural gas;
  • a simple explanation of seismology and its role in resource exploration;
  • concepts and terminology related to on- and off-shore natural gas extraction;
  • about major components of the US natural gas pipeline system;
  • benefits and uses of liquefied natural gas (LNG);
  • qualifiers in resource allocations and how to report on current estimates;
  • to weigh the relative advantages and externalities of hydraulic fracturing;
  • about methane leakage and related considerations.

Have you completed everything?

You have reached the end of Lesson 7! Double-check the list of requirements on the first page of this lesson to make sure you have completed all of the activities listed there.