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natural gas

A combustible gas from underground petroleum deposits used for cooking, heating Components Short-chain hydrocarbons–eg, methane, ethane, propane, butane, CO2, N2, H2S Toxicity At high ambient levels, volatile hydrocarbons induce hypoxia by replacing alveolar gas, crossing the alveolar-capillary barrier, causing CNS depression. Cf Flatulence.
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It concludes that this may conservatively take more than a decade to develop since the evolution of natural gas pricing mechanisms took more than five years in Europe, and are projected to be longer for more mature Asian markets.
Extraction Loss: The reduction in volume of natural gas due to the removal of natural gas liquid constituents such as ethane, propane, and butane at natural gas processing plants.
During the agreement period, customers are guaranteed that they will pay a flat rate for each unit of natural gas utilized.
Drivers of natural gas vehicles are being rewarded for their efforts.
Wise said: "Haddington's strong natural gas storage experience, combined with GE's broad energy experience, provides a powerful platform for Bobcat's successful development and operation.
Updated the fifth day of each month, the site lists all natural gas providers available through GasGeorgia.
The exploration, production, and transportation of natural gas take time, and the natural gas that reaches its destination is not always needed right away, so it is injected into underground storage facilities.
The Northwest Gas Association (NWGA) is a trade organization representing the natural gas industry in the Pacific Northwest.
Chattanooga Gas makes no profit on the natural gas it purchases on behalf of customers.
Using our unparalleled research methodology, we were able to identify natural gas companies that are truly representative of this sector in order to optimize the performance of the index and its ability to closely track the price of natural gas.
Residential rates filed by the company with the Virginia State Corporation Commission for fourth quarter 2006 have decreased approximately 28 percent from fourth quarter 2005, the period in which the natural gas market was at an all time high.
Given that we believe today's low natural gas prices have more to do with temporarily high natural gas storage inventories largely caused by last winter's abnormally warm weather and less to do with any return to a structural oversupply of natural gas, Chesapeake has elected to shut-in some of our natural gas production.