Difference between revisions of "Natural gas"

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Natural gas is a [[petroleum]] product consisting of a large portion of [[methane]], but many other [[hydrocarbon]]s as well.
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Natural gas is a [[petroleum]] product consisting of about 75% [[methane]]. The rest is made up of [[ethane]] (15%) and other [[hydrocarbon|hydrocarbons]].<ref>http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/chemweek/methane/methane.html</ref> It is naturally oderless, so odor is added to make a leak detectible.
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Revision as of 20:52, 7 July 2007

Natural gas is a petroleum product consisting of about 75% methane. The rest is made up of ethane (15%) and other hydrocarbons.[1] It is naturally oderless, so odor is added to make a leak detectible.

References

  1. http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/chemweek/methane/methane.html