The next major blast event, if it happens, could have a big impact on the global climate.
The most recent blast event occurred in January 2016, when a huge plume of methane leaked from a giant oil and gas well.
The plume was so big it blocked some of the world’s busiest shipping lanes.
Since then, scientists have learned about how to make more efficient and less destructive ways to create methane gas, and have begun to design and manufacture more efficient catalysts.
A study published in the journal Science Advances in February found that methane could be used to power electric vehicles, and could help fight global warming by sequestering carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
In fact, a new study found that the methane produced by the methane plume from an oil and natural gas well in the Arctic could potentially power more than a million vehicles a year.
Researchers have also begun to understand how methane might be used in the future to generate renewable energy.
“The most promising part of the study is the ability to generate methane as a gas and use it to power renewable energy,” study co-author Andrew Weiler, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Utah, told ABC News.
Scientists have also started to look into how the methane generated by natural gas wells could be converted to electricity.
One of the biggest concerns with the current drilling technology is how to store and use the methane.
While drilling deep in the Earth’s crust, scientists found that gas is able to store up to 80 percent of its energy for more than 10 days, and the methane trapped within is also very stable, meaning it doesn’t break down.
The new study, however, suggests that methane can be stored indefinitely and be used by oil and energy companies to generate electricity for thousands of years.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, methane could also be used as a power source, because methane has the potential to produce heat and electricity, and scientists say the methane could even be used for making solar panels.
Another issue is how the new technology might be applied to energy production in the oil and other industries that rely on fossil fuels, such as coal.
Scientists have been looking at how to extract oil and make it more efficient, but this technology is not yet mature enough to be used on oil and coal projects.
That is because it requires massive amounts of energy and is a long way from being used in energy production.
With oil and shale drilling in a low-carbon future, however — if they are able to produce enough oil and reduce their reliance on fossil fuel — the world will likely be able to tap more of the natural gas stored in the methane-rich formations of the Arctic.
It could also provide a way for the world to reduce carbon emissions, since oil is a major contributor to global warming.
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