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  Natural gas - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The natural gas crisis is typically described by the increasing price of natural gas in the U.S. over the last few years due to the decline in indigenous supply and the increase in demand for electricity generation.
Natural gas is important as a major source for electricity generation through the use of gas turbines and steam turbines.
Natural gas is supplied to homes where it is used for such purposes as cooking and heating.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /natural_gas.htm   (1035 words)

 Natural gas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Natural gas (commonly refered to as gas in many countries) is a gaseous fossil fuel consisting primarily of methane.
In many cases, as with oil fields the natural gas which is recovered in the course of recovering petroleum cannot be profitably sold, and is simply burned at the oil field (known as flaring).
Natural gas is supplied to homes where it is used for such purposes as cooking and heating/cooling.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Natural_gas   (1696 words)

 Natural gas -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The major difficulty in the use of natural gas is (An exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes) transportation.
Natural gas is supplied to homes where it is used for such purposes as (The act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat) cooking and (The process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature) heating/ (The process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature) cooling.
Extraction of natural gas (or oil) leads to decrease in (The force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)) pressure in the (Tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)) reservoir.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/na/natural_gas.htm   (1445 words)

 Natural Gas Vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas used by these vehicles is compressed to about 3,000 pounds per square inch and is stored in cylinders mounted on the vehicle.
A natural gas vehicle is fueled using a hose and nozzle that are attached to a natural gas pump.
Natural gas vehicles can achieve up to a 93 percent reduction in carbon monoxide emissions, 33 percent reduction in nitrogen oxides emissions, and a 50 percent reduction in reactive hydrocarbons in comparison with gasoline vehicles.
www.products.washingtongas.com /library/general/natural_gas_vehicles.cfm?CFID=3682803&CFTOKEN=52123502   (1135 words)

 NATURAL GAS VEHICLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas vehicles have an image of being unsafe, but in fact are safer than gasoline powered vehicles based on driving experience and the physical characteristics of natural gas.
Natural gas as a vehicle fuel has a long and established record in Europe, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and in the U.S.A. Other countries are recognizing the benefits of NGVs, and plan to expand the use of NGV.
Natural gas is compressed and vehicles can be refueled directly from the compressor on a slow fill basis (about five to eight hours) or can be refueled in one to two minutes using compressed gas stored in cascades of CNG cylinders (multiple gas cylinders interconnected).
succ.shirazu.ac.ir /~motor/ngv1.htm   (4525 words)

 natural gas vehicle stations, natural gas forklift
Natural Gas Forklift fleet at Ralston Purina refueled with IR station.
Ralston introduced its natural gas vehicle (NGV) station to the forklift operators in June 1998.
With cleaner burning natural gas, operators are exposed to considerably less emissions in a normal operating day.
www.mckenziecorp.com /casestudy.htm   (254 words)

 DOE-BNL Natural Gas Vehicle Systems Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas engines produce low emissions and its fuel costs are lower compared to other alternative fuels.
Unrecovered methane is usually collected and flared to prevent subsurface migration, to convert methane to CO2 (less potent greenhouse gas), and to destroy (oxidize) contaminants.
Currently, most natural gas vehicles run on CNG stored onboard in cylindrical tanks at pressures of 3000-3600 psi.
www.bnl.gov /est/bnllng.htm   (1717 words)

 APL's Advanced Natural Gas Vehicle Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Vehicles have run on natural gas since the 1930s, and thousands of NGVs are on the road every day.
Natural gas is the most abundant source of energy on the planet.
Natural gas is virtually ready to use as it comes from the ground.
www.jhuapl.edu /programs/trans/ANGV.htm   (859 words)

 GMA unveils natural gas vehicle program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
She said her administration has diversified fuel requirements for the power generation mix where natural gas now accounts for 18 per cent as of the third quarter of this year.
She noted that widespread utilization of natural gas, which is a clean and environmentally friendly fuel, is a move towards the government’s policy of diversification of fuel sources at a time when there is a threat to energy security from the looming Iraq crisis.
The natural gas vehicle program for public transport outlines the government’s policies and strategies in developing the commercial use of natural gas in the transport sector.
www.worldreporter.org /news/anmviewer.asp?a=920   (416 words)

 Natural Gas Vehicle Fact Sheet
· Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons, mainly methane.
CNG vehicles are currently more common than LNG, but LNG may become more popular in the future due to the benefits of higher energy density and the resulting extended driving range.
From the cylinder, the natural gas is mixed with air and flows into the engine=s combustion chamber.
www.commutesolutions.org /ngv.html   (437 words)

 Natural Gas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas is mostly (usually 90% or more) methane.
Natural gas is not a petroleum product, but methane is a hydrocarbon like gasoline.
Expanding the use of natural gas vehicles will enhance the quality of life in our region as well as contribute to our continued economic prosperity.
www.fuelwerks.com /interest.htm   (337 words)

 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas is one of the most widely available and developed of the alternative fuels.
There are NGVs that are dedicated to running only on natural gas and there are also bi-fuel vehicles that have two separate fuel systems and operate on either natural gas or gasoline.
Natural gas is also used in many medium- and heavy-duty applications including transit buses, school buses, delivery trucks, and refuse haulers.
www.afvi.org /cng.html   (347 words)

 Bay Reflection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas is just one of several alternative fuels for transportation available today.
Although the natural gas option is $3,000 to $4,000 more, the fuel cost for natural gas is about 30 percent cheaper than regular unleaded gasoline.
Anne Arundel County has three compressed natural gas, or CNG, refueling sites: one at BWI Airport, one at the Crown station on Veterans Highway in Millersville and one at the Baltimore Gas and Electric site on Dover Street in Glen Burnie.
www.bayweekly.com /year98/reflect6_39.html   (559 words)

 NREL: Advanced Vehicles and Fuels Research - Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas vehicles are helping reduce U.S. dependence on imported oil, protect public health and the environment, and pave the way to the hydrogen vehicles of the future.
In addition to CNG and LNG engines and vehicles, work is underway on engines and vehicles that operate on hydrogen-natural gas blends (HCNG)—just one way natural gas vehicle RandD is aiding the transition to hydrogen vehicles.
Sharing information and leveraging resources among a diverse group of natural gas vehicle stakeholders is a big part of the Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum's mission.
www.ctts.nrel.gov /ngngv   (254 words)

 Natural gas future, future natural gas prices, nymex future natural gas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Natural gas (commonly refered to as gas in many countries) is a gaseous fossil...
Gas hydrates are naturally occurring icelike solids in which water molecules trap gas molecules...
Natural gas is the best contender as the energy resource of the future as it is far cheaper and a more environmentally friendly fuel.
www.coolnissan.com /natural-gas-future.html   (1355 words)

 Honda Worldwide | September 9, 2004 "Honda And FuelMaker Strengthen Alliance to Make Natural Gas Vehicle Home ...
As part of this alliance, Honda and FuelMaker are announcing plans to begin retail sales of the Phill refueling appliance and Civic GX natural gas vehicle beginning in California in spring 2005.
The popularity of natural gas-powered vehicles is gaining momentum as more states enact legislation to permit such vehicles in carpool lanes with just a single occupant.
Vehicles powered by natural gas are inherently cleaner than their conventional gasoline-powered counterparts.
world.honda.com /news/2004/c040909_2.html   (602 words)

 Taylor recognized for environmentally friendly practices - Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As light-duty vehicles need to be replaced, the city will purchase natural gas vehicles to increase the fleet.
"Natural gas vehicles are better for the environment because natural gas burns 90 percent cleaner than gasoline, which also lengthens oil change intervals, all while running at a cost of 80 cents per gallon."
A Natural Gas Vehicle Fueling Station will allow area residents to become more environmentally conscious by purchasing natural gas vehicles, following the environmentally friendly trend the City of Taylor began in the Downriver area.
www.cityoftaylor.com /news/PR/71.htm   (282 words)

 petrolpump.co.in : energy sources, Natural gas
The primary component of natural gas is methane (CH), the shortest and lightest hydrocarbon molecule.
Natural gas is important as a major source for electricity generation through the use of gas turbines and steamturbines.
[1] (http://www.naturalgas.org/environment/naturalgas.asp#greenhouse) Combined cycle power generation using natural gas is thus the cleanest source of power available using fossil fuels, and this technology is widely used wherever gas can be obtained at a reasonable cost.
www.petrolpump.co.in /energy-sources/natural-gas.htm   (1108 words)

 Natural Gas Vehicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The draft of the Gas Act has proposed a maximum of three years' rigorous imprisonment or a fine of up to Tk 50,000 or both for the person who steals gas or abets stealing or is otherwise involved in such acts.
Nearly two months after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gave its final approval to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Fall River, the plan to bring huge tankers of the super-compressed and highly flammable energy into the Southeastern Massachusetts city is facing a new set of challenges.
Natural Gas Vehicle Institute The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute is North America's leading provider of training and consulting services on subjects related to natural gas as an alternative...
www.liquidnaturalgas.co.uk /natural-gas-vehicle.html   (1680 words)

 Ford Natural Gas SUVs 'Protect and Serve' the Environment
Built for use by law enforcement, beach and park officials across the country, the natural gas Expedition is the first sport utility vehicle (SUV) to meet California's Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) standard, emitting 85 percent fewer smog-forming hydrocarbon emissions than the permitted level in California for 1999.
NGV versions of the F-250 pickup and Econoline van are already on sale.
"Not only are these dedicated NGVs cleaner than most vehicles in their class, but they have improved driveability and performance because the extremely high efficiency of the emission control system eliminates the need for re-circulating the exhaust gas," said Haren Gandhi, Technical Fellow in the Ford Research Laboratory.
www.theautochannel.com /news/press/date/19980918/press017299.html   (637 words)

 Natural Gas Vehicle Information - Charonic Canada Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
he Canadian NGV (Natural Gas Vehicle) Research and Development Fund was established in 1986 to remove impediments to the development of the Canadian natural gas vehicle market.
The performance of today's natural gas engines is similar to that of modern diesel engines.
Natural gas continues to be an environmentally friendly choice in helping improve indoor and outdoor air quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat smog.
www3.sympatico.ca /nick.white/information.html   (364 words)

 California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition Questions Ford's Position on Environmentally Friendly Vehicles
They want to tout their 2005 vehicle emissions and claim that they are for the environment.
NGVs look like any other vehicle and they operate on natural gas as opposed to traditional gasoline.
The California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition represents companies, organizations and individuals who are committed to expanding the use of this safe, affordable and environmentally friendly technology.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/07-22-2004/0002216565&EDATE=   (875 words)

 FuelMaker Corporation - World Leader in Convenient On-Site Refueling Systems
Qualifying customers of Honda's dedicated natural gas Civic GX are also eligible to receive substantial credits from FuelMaker, as well as incentives from government agencies and utility companies.
Both companies expect their unprecedented incentive program to broaden the appeal of natural gas vehicles, particularly in markets where the compressed natural gas infrastructure is not yet fully developed.
Through a T-connection to the existing gas line, it compresses the low pressure gas for use in vehicle fuel tanks, enabling vehicles to be refueled where they are parked, as opposed to an off-site refueling station.
www.fuelmaker.com /News/PressReleases/News__17.htm   (349 words)

 California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership
North American Bus Industries, Inc. reached an important milestone Monday as it delivered the 1,000th compressed natural gas, low-floor bus to LA Metro...
The average price for a gallon of diesel soared 20.7 cents to $2.801 in the West Coast and 28.6 cents to $2.943 in California last week, due in part to a refinery fire..
With automakers using the gas-electric technology to boost horsepower rather than miles per gallon, the question is, are hybrids delivering on their promise...
www.cngvp.org   (154 words)

 NREL: Advanced Vehicles and Fuels Research - Developing the Next Generation Natural Gas Vehicle
The Next Generation Natural Gas Vehicle (NGNGV) RandD activity is leading important advances in natural gas vehicle (NGV) technology.
Ongoing NGNGV engine and vehicle projects covering a range of power and torque ratings are targeted to achieve EPA 2007/2010 emission levels in 2005.
In addition, gaseous fuel expertise gained through the NGNGV activity and other government and industry NGV and infrastructure efforts is aiding the transition to a future transportation scenario based on hydrogen.
www.nrel.gov /vehiclesandfuels/success_ngngv.html?print   (133 words)

 Honda offers first retail natural gas vehicle and home refueling machine - 04/22/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
On average, a car with a natural gas-powered internal-combustion engine emits 87 percent less nitrogen oxide, 70 percent less carbon monoxide and 25 less carbon dioxide than a car with an engine that uses gasoline, according to Honda.
The refueling machine uses a home's existing natural gas lines and can be installed for $500 to $1,500.
If the vehicle runs out of natural gas on the road, it would have to be towed to the owners' home or one of the 100 California gas stations that now have natural gas refueling tanks.
www.detnews.com /2005/autosinsider/0504/22/autos-159034.htm   (624 words)

 AtoZ info Source L.P. Gas-Natural Gas Conversions-Vehicle
Light-Duty Vehicle Conversions to Natural Gas and Liquefied Petroleum Gas...
Gas Power Australia is a Perth business located at 408 Newcastle St Perth WA 6003 specialising in L.
Union Gas is experiencing increased competition and slower growth rates than in the 60's and 70's in its traditional residential, commercial and industrial markets.
www.atozpages.com.au /atozpagesnetlinks/L.P.-Gas-Natural-Gas-Conversions-Vehicle.asp   (1242 words)

 Covering electric, hybrid, fuel cell, natural gas, propane, hydrogen and biofuel vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Your source for news and information on the rapid advances in natural gas, biofuel, battery-electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.
The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Group newsletters are the most widely read and respected publications covering alternative fuel vehicles.
Describes the advantages and disadvantages of hydrogen as a fuel and the current state of hydrogen-fueled vehicles.
www.altfuels.com   (246 words)

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