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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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Table 6: Canada natural gas production industry segmentation: % share, by value, 2010 34
Table 22: Canada natural gas production industry value forecast: $ billion, 2010-15 68
Table 23: Canada natural gas production industry volume forecast: billion cubic meters, 2010-15 70
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Table 7: Asia-Pacific natural gas production industry volume: billion cubic meters, 2006-10 35
Table 8: Asia-Pacific natural gas production industry segmentation: % share, by value, 2010 36
Table 9: Asia-Pacific natural gas production industry value forecast: $ billion, 2010-15 46
Table 5: Brazil natural gas production industry volume: billion cubic meters, 2006-10 21
Table 6: Brazil natural gas production industry segmentation: % share, by value, 2010 22