Unit 3: Fossil Fuels - Natural Gas

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  • Natural Gas
    • Formation
      • Methane produced during formation of oil and coal
    • Extraction
      • Forced to surface by natural pressure
      • Similar techniques to oil recovery
    • Uses
      • Domestic and industrial heating
      • Electricity generation
    • Characteristics
      • High energy density
      • Finite resource
      • Unavailable reserves due to lack of technology
      • High abundance in England buy is expected to finish within a few decades


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