The Deep Carbon Observatory is an initiative dedicated to achieving a transformational understanding of Earth’s deep carbon cycle, including its poorly constrained reservoirs and fluxes, the unknown role of deep biology, and unexplored influences of the deep carbon cycle on critical societal concerns related to energy, environment and climate.
Qatar is a major exporter of oil and natural gas. Those commodities account for over half of the country’s GDP. Qatar ranks third worldwide in natural gas reserves and is the world’s leading exporter of liquefied natural gas. More at the Energy Information Administraion website.