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Liquefied Natural Gas

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A natural gas that has been cooled to minus 260 degrees Fahrenheit to a liquid state so that it can be transported. Consists almost entirely of methane (85-95 percent) along with small concentrations of ethane, propane, butane, and trace amounts of nitrogen. Mainly used as fuel for electricity generation, home heating, industrial manufacturing, and, to a lesser extent, motor vehicles.

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Liquid Natural Gas Lng

Related:
Natural Gas

Broad Terms:
Flammable Liquids
Gases

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