Natural Gas Facts


Natural gas is composed primarily of methane.  It is a naturally occurring form of energy. 


Natural gas is environmentally benign and is transported primarily through a vast network of underground pipelines.


Natural gas in non-toxic.


Natural gas is colorless.


Natural gas is lighter than air, approximately 1/2 the weight,  and will dissipate if allowed to reach the outside atmosphere.


Natural gas has a high ignition temperature, approximately 1163 degrees Fahrenheit.


Natural gas flammability range is approximately 5 - 15% gas in air. 


See Energy Cost Comparison to check out the cost comparison between natural gas and other forms of energy.




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