One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground (often in association with petroleum) and used as fuel.
- ‘The power station will be fuelled by natural gas from the offshore Kudu gas field.’
- ‘Methane is a natural gas produced mainly by bacteria which live in oxygen-free and low oxygen environments.’
- ‘The country's main exports are crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas.’
- ‘The fact of the matter is that gasoline is far more flammable than liquid natural gas.’
- ‘No wonder then that most countries are opting for natural gas as the preferred fuel.’
- ‘Large sections of public land will be opened to natural gas exploration and production.’
- ‘The burning of natural gas produces almost half of that state's electricity.’
- ‘Even natural gas, the cleanest of fossil fuels, still has to be processed to remove impurities.’
- ‘Methane is the main component of natural gas, and is trapped in coal and released during mining.’
- ‘So even though it is handled much like natural gas, it is not harmful to breathe if it leaks.’
- ‘The houses are heated by natural gas and each house will have a gas coal-effect fire fitted as standard.’
- ‘At present most hydrogen is produced from natural gas and it takes much more energy to create it than it saves.’
- ‘The project partners plan to produce liquefied natural gas to sell in Asia.’
- ‘At that time, there will be two nets providing coal gas and natural gas for Shanghai local residents.’
- ‘Renewable energy is also the answer to imminent crude oil and natural gas shortages affecting fuel and heating needs.’
- ‘This type of ceiling heater usually uses propane or natural gas as the fuel source.’
- ‘In eight hours the well produced enough to meet New Zealand's natural gas needs for a day.’
- ‘The land was blessed with natural resources of oil, natural gas and a lake of pitch.’
- ‘Regulation over natural gas producers was lifted in most areas of the country 10 years ago.’
- ‘These cars are expected to use hydrogen taken from fossil sources such as natural gas or methanol.’
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