What are natural gas?

  • (noun): A fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes.
    Synonyms: gas

Natural Gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, with other hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and hydrogen sulfide. Natural gas is an important energy source to provide heating and electricity. It is also used as fuel for vehicles and as a chemical feedstock in the manufacture of plastics and other commercially important organic chemicals.

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Commission For Energy Regulation
... sector(CER) regulating the electricity and natural gas sectors in the Republic of Ireland ... The functions of the CER along with its name were changed by the Gas (Interim Regulation) Act, 2002 ... Under that Act, its remit was expanded to include the regulation of the natural gas sector. ...
List Of Oil Field Acronyms - N
... Good' used for marking damaged equipment, not to be confused with NG being natural gas NFI – No Further Investment NFW – New Field Wildcat, Lahee ...
Natural Gas As An Asset Class For Institutional Investors
... area SWF investors have become particularly active in the fields of natural gas and natural gas infrastructure, a trend started in 2005 by the formation of Scotia Gas Networks in the UK by OMERS and Ontario Teachers ...
Sustainability Measurement - Metrics At The Global Scale - Energy Return On Energy Investment
... Availability of cheap, but hard to transport, natural gas in some oil fields has led to using natural gas to fuel enhanced oil recovery ... Similarly, natural gas in huge amounts is used to power most Athabasca Tar Sands plants ... Cheap natural gas has also led to Ethanol fuel produced with a net EROEI of less than 1, although figures in this area are controversial because methods to measure EROEI are in debate ...
List Of Energy Abbreviations - N
... England Power Pool NERC—North American Electric Reliability Council NGA—Natural Gas Act (US) NGAA—Natural Gasoline Association of America (US) NGL—natural ...

Famous quotes containing the words gas and/or natural:

    one pale woman all alone,
    The daylight kissing her wan hair,
    Loitered beneath the gas lamps’ flare,
    With lips of flame and heart of stone.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Whose loves
    Are dearer than the natural bond of sisters.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)