Natural Gas


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Natural Gas

A fossil fuel consisting primarily of methane and hydrocarbons. It is used as a fuel and to produce fertilizer. Although it produces carbon, natural gas is considered the cleanest fossil fuel. It is a major commodity.
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Table 42: France natural gas production industry volume forecast: billion cubic meters, 2010-15 109
Table 49: Germany natural gas production industry value: $ billion, 2006-10 113
Table 50: Germany natural gas production industry volume: billion cubic meters, 2006-10 114
Table 51: Germany natural gas production industry segmentation: % share, by value, 2010 115
Table 14: Europe natural gas production industry value forecast: $ billion, 2010-15 61
Table 15: Europe natural gas production industry volume forecast: billion cubic meters, 2010-15 62
Table 16: France natural gas production industry value: $ billion, 2006-10 64
Table 17: France natural gas production industry volume: billion cubic meters, 2006-10 65
Table 25: China natural gas production industry segmentation: % share, by value, 2010 55
Table 42: China natural gas production industry value forecast: $ billion, 2010-15 92
Table 43: China natural gas production industry volume forecast: billion cubic meters, 2010-15 94
Table 50: India natural gas production industry value: $ billion, 2006-10 99