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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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This venture capitalizes on NorAm's existing natural-gas gathering, processing, and transportation assets in East Texas and NGC's processing expertise, positioning the joint venture as a major participant in the East Texas gas processing/natural gas liquids markets," added NorAm Trading and Transportation Group President Charles Oglesby.
automakers that natural-gas vehicles can and are being built that satisfy consumers' as well as fleet operators' needs for range, fuel economy and performance," said Warren I.
The ultra-low-emission Geo Prism, designed to travel twice as far between fill-ups as current-day natural-gas vehicles, has a fuel economy of 32 miles per gallon and trunk space that is 75 percent of the original capacity, as compared with other NGVs that use the trunk as a fuel-tank storage area.