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What is natural gas?

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Asked by gisma, 20 Apr '13 05:01 pm
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Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of buried plants and animals are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years. The energy that the plants and animals originally obtained from the sun is stored in the form of carbon in natural gas. Natural gas is combusted to generate electricity, enabling this stored energy to be transformed into usable power. Natural gas is a nonrenewable resource because it cannot be replenished on a human time frame.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 20 Apr '13 05:09 pm

 
  
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Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and hydrogen sulfide.[1] Natural gas is an energy source often used for heating, cooking, and electricity generation. It is also used as fuel for vehicles and as a chemical feedstock in the manufacture of plastics and other commercially important organic chemicals.

Natural gas is found in deep underground natural rock formations or associated with other hydrocarbon reservoirs in coal beds and as methane clathrates. Petroleum is also another resource found in proximity to and with natural gas. Most natural gas was created over time by two mechanisms: biogenic and thermogenic. Biogenic gas is created by methanogenic organisms in marshes, bogs, landfills, and shallow sediments. Deeper in the earth, at greater temperature and pressure, thermogenic gas is created from buried organic material.[2][3]

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Answered by Quest, 21 Apr '13 09:50 am

 
  
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Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons, a subject of a religious cult and academic disputes, as well as an essential resource. It is invisible and odorless.
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 20 Apr '13 05:07 pm

 
  
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Occuring in the nature in mountains or in the earth
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A naturally ocurring hydro carbon gas mixture consisting primarily of Methane
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 20 Apr '13 05:04 pm

 
  
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Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground and used as fuel.
Answered by Psycho, 20 Apr '13 05:04 pm

 
  
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