Natural Gas

  • R. N. Maddox
  • R. E. Cannon

Abstract

Natural gas is a naturally occurring mixture of simple hydrocarbons and nonhydrocarbons that exists as a gas at ordinary pressures and temperatures. In the raw state, as produced from the earth, natural gas consists principally of methane (CH4) and ethane (C2H6), with fractional amounts of propane (C3H8), butane (C4H10), and other hydrocarbons, pentane (C5H12) and heavier.

Keywords

Hydrogen Sulfide American Petroleum Institute Triethylene Glycol Energy Information Administration Proven Reserve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. Maddox
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. E. Cannon
    • 3
  1. 1.CEC Inc.StillwaterUSA
  2. 2.Oklahoma State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Gas Processors AssociationTulsaUSA

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