Natural Gas Advantages- By Matthew

  • Natural gas has renewable sources of methane.
  • Natural gas is cheap. It costs about $4 by pipeline and about $6 as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
  • Natural gas is the cleanest burning fossil fuel.
  • Natural gas can be safely stored and burned.
  • Natural gas releases less sulfur, carbon dioxide (CO2), and ashes. In fact, it doesn't release any ashes.
  • Natural gas can be shipped by pipeline. Actually, it can be piped to its needed place.
  • Natural gas produces less air pollution than oil and coal. It produces 30% less CO2 than oil and 45% less than coal.
  • Landfill gas is usually considered renewable.
  • LNG technology makes natural gas transportation easier.
  • Natural gas is portable.
  • LNG can be transported by tankers.
  • The longest natural gas pipeline is in Canada, that is 8,690 miles long.

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LNG Tanker from www.iags.org
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Natural Gas Pipeline from www.katu.com


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