Natural Gas Extraction | Natural Gas in General
Natural Gas Processing and Delivery | Natural Gas Transport | Natural Gas Use
As a fuel, natural gas is convenient and efficient. It is used primarily for heat, in industrial, commercial and residential settings. In many homes the house and water are heated by gas, the food is cooked with it and clothes dried. Gas is also used to produce electricity, in some cases using gas fired turbines that are similar to jet engines, in others to fire steam boilers. Small gas-fired generators, called micro turbines, have recently been introduced. Gas is often used to heat industrial and commercial boilers and pressure vessels.
American Gas Association
Business and Economy: Companies: Energy: Petroleum: Natural Gas.
Regulation: Use of natural gas per se is not regulated, except for workplace safety regulations.
Energy Information Administration (home page)
American Gas Magazine covers gas use issues.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers sets standards for boilers and pressure vessels.
ABB Combustion Engineering is a global construction firm based in Switzerland.
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