It is in the Kansas natural-gas field, ships large quantities of grain, and has a large zinc oxide smelter and a large oil refinery, and various manufactures, including vitrified brick and tile, flour, lumber, chemicals, window glass, bottles, pottery and straw boards.
Petroleum and natural gas also occur in the plateau rocks in great quantities.
- The state's great mineral wealth is in coals of various kinds, petroleum, and natural gas.
In 1771 Thomas Jefferson described a " burning spring " in the Kanawha Valley, and when wells were drilled for salt brine near Charleston petroleum and natural gas were found here before there was any drilling for oil in Pennsylvania.
Jn 1841 natural gas was found with salt brine in a well on the Kanawha, and was used as a fuel to evaporate the salt water.
Much of the natural gas is piped out of the state into Ohio (even into the northern parts), Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Maryland; within the state gas has been utilized as a fuel in carbon black and glass factories.
The glass industry began in Wheeling in 1821, and there a process was discovered by which in 1864 for soda ash bicarbonate of lime was substituted, and a lime glass was made which was as fine as lead glass; other factors contributing to the localization of the manufacture of glass here are the fine glass sand obtained in the state and the plentiful supply of natural gas for fuel Transportation and Commerce.
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Many of the well-waters contain gases; thus the town of Roma is lighted by natural gas which escapes from its well.
Parkersburg is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishop. Oil, coal, natural gas and fire-clay abound in the neighbouring region, and the city is engaged in the refining of oil and the manufacture of pottery, brick and tile, glass, lumber, furniture, flour, steel, and foundry and machine-shop products.
The city is supplied with natural gas.
Here the application of the term is limited to the liquid which is so important an article of commerce, though references will also be made to natural gas which accompanies petroleum.
The ancient records of China and Japan are said to contain many allusions to the use of natural gas for lighting and heating.
In the 17th century, Thomas Shirley brought the natural gas of Wigan, in Shropshire, to the notice of the Royal Society.
The wells from which the supplies of natural gas are obtained in the United States are drilled and cased in the same manner as the oil wells.
above Laredo on the Rio Grande, and natural gas was discovered about 28 m.
The region is a good one for general farming, and natural gas and petroleum are found in abundance in the vicinity.
Lancaster is the trade centre of a fertile agricultural region, has good transportation facilities, and is near the Hocking Valley and Sunday Creek Valley coal-fields; its commercial and industrial importance increased greatly, after 1900, through the development of the neighbouring natural gas fields and, after 1907-1908, through the discovery of petroleum near the city.
The municipality owns and operates its waterworks and natural gas plant.
The important mineral products are salt, sulphur, petroleum and natural gas.
Shreveport, Oil City, Blanchard, Mooringsport, Bozier City and Texarkana are supplied with natural gas by pipe lines from this field.
It is situated in a rich agricultural region which abounds in oil and natural gas.
Pipe lines supply the city with natural gas.
Bituminous coal and natural gas are found in the vicinity, and the borough ships coal and lumber, and has various important manufactures.
The term 1 is not limited to underground operations, but includes also surface excavations, as in placer mining and open-air workings of coal and ore deposits by methods similar to quarrying, and boring operations for oil, natural gas or brine.
In the United States natural gas is used wherever it is available.
In Europe the gas burnt in these furnaces is derived from special gas-producers, while in some parts of America natural gas is utilized.
(c) Natural gas is piped to the furnace, where it meets air heated by the chimney gases.
Its importance as a manufacturing centre is due to its location in the natural gas region.
Ottawa has an important trade in grain and live-stock; soft coal and natural gas are found in the vicinity; the manufactures include flour, windmills, wire-fences, furniture, bricks, brooms and foundry products.
Coal mining is an important industry, and the borough is supplied with natural gas.
An ample supply of natural gas is utilized by its manufacturing establishments; and among its manufactures are axes, lumber, foundry and machine shop products, furniture, boilers, woollen goods, glass and chemical fire-engines.
Bituminous coal, natural gas and oil abound in the vicinity; the river provides excellent water-power; the borough is a manufacturing centre of considerable importance, its products including iron and steel bridges, boilers, steam drills, carriages, saws, files, axes, shovels, wire netting, stoves, glass-ware, scales, chemicals, pottery, cork, decorative tile, bricks and typewriters.
The municipality owns and operates the waterworks, a natural gas plant, and an electric lighting plant.
The village of Fredonia, in Chautauqua county, was illuminated by natural gas as early as 1825, and gas has since been discovered in several of the western counties.
Fremont is situated in a good agricultural region; oil and natural gas abound in the vicinity; and the city has various manufactures, including boilers, electro-carbons, cutlery, bricks, agricultural implements, stoves and ranges, safety razors, carriage irons, sash, doors, blinds, furniture, beet sugar, canned vegetables, malt extract, garters and suspenders.
extreme of the natural gas region of the west flank of the Appalachian system; the greatest amount is found in Martincountyin the east, and Breckinridge county in the north-west.
The value of the state's natural gas output increased from $38,993 in 1891 to $99,000 in 1896, $286,243 in 1900, $365,611 in 1902, and $380,176 in 1907.
Coal and lignitic coal are the principal economic minerals met with in this central plain, though natural gas occurs and is put to use near Medicine Hat, and " tar sands " along the northeastern edge of the Cretaceous indicate the presence of petroleum.
Gas, obtained by pipe lines from the Ohio-Pennsylvania and the Canadian (Welland) natural gas fields, is also used extensively for lighting and heating purposes.
The municipality has natural gas for heating, lighting and manufacturing.
The manufacture of great quantities of coke has resulted from the demand for this product in the iron and steel industry and from the abundance of coking coal; the manufacture of glass has been promoted by the supply of glass sand and natural gas in the west of the state; the manufacture of leather by the abundance of hemlock bark; the manufacture of pottery, terra-cotta and fire-clay products by the abundance of raw material; the manufacture of silk and silk goods by the large number of women and girls who came into the state in families of which the men and boys were employed in mining and picking anthracite coal; and in each of these industries as well as in a few others the state has for many years produced a large portion of the country's product.
Coal, natural gas and oil are found near Vincennes.
above the sea in a cotton and grain producing region, in which cattle are raised and fruit and vegetables grown; coal, oil, natural gas and rock asphalt (which is used for paving the streets of Ardmore) are found in the vicinity.
Grafton is situated near large coal-fields, and is supplied with natural gas.
It is situated in a fine agricultural region; coal is mined in the vicinity; natural gas is obtained in abundance; and the city has various manufactures.
A supply of natural gas (from Pennsylvania) and a fine water-power combine to render Jamestown a manufacturing centre of considerable importance.
In connexion with petroleum, natural gas has been found, especially in Clark and Crawford counties; in 1906 the state's product of natural gas was valued at $87,211.
The city is in a rich farming country, which produces Indian corn, oats and wheat; and is in the Indiana natural gas region, to which fact it owes its rapid growth as a manufacturing centre.
Marion lies in a good farming country and in the centre of the state's natural gas region.
Pittsburg is situated near the lead and zinc region of south-east Kansas and south-west Missouri, is in the midst of a large and rich bituminous coalfield, and lies near natural gas and oil fields.
The municipality owns and operates its waterworks and gas and' electric-lighting plants; the city is supplied with natural gas.
Bituminous coal and natural gas abound in the vicinity, and iron, steel, and tin and terne plate are extensively manufactured in the city, the tin-plate plant being one of the most important in the United States.
Oil and natural gas abound in the vicinity; there are oil refineries in the city; and in Boulder county, especially at Nederland, 18 m.
Newark is the trade centre of an agricultural region, which also abounds in natural gas and coal; natural gas is piped as far as Cincinnati.
Washington is in a bituminous coal and natural gas region, and there are manufactories of glass, iron tubing and pipe, tin plate, steel, &c. The site was part of a tract bought in 1771 by David Hoge and was known at first as Catfish camp after an Indian chief, Tingooqua or Catfish.
Pittsburg is in the midst of the most productive coalfields in the country; the region is also rich in petroleum and natural gas.
In 1797 glassworks which were the first to use coal as a fuel in making glass were built here; later Pittsburg profited greatly by the use of its great store of natural gas in the manufacture of glass.
It is in the natural gas region of the state, and has various manufactures.
Superficial evidences of natural gas and petroleum are abundant in western and north-western Missouri, but these have not been found in commercially profitable quantities.
The total value of natural gas from wells in Missouri in 1908 was $22,592.
Both crude oil and natural gas are drawn from Kansas for the supply of Kansas City and other parts of western Missouri.
There are natural gas wells in the vicinity.
The growth in the preceding decade of the iron and steel industry, the products of which increased in value from $4,742,760 in 1890 to $19,338,481 in 1900 (307.7%), and of the manufacture of glass, the value of which increased from $2,995,409 in 1890 to $ 1 4,757, 88 3 in 1900 (392.7%), is directly attributable to the development of natural gas as fuel; the decrease in the value of the products of these same industries in1900-1905is partly due to the growing scarcity of the natural gas supply.
According to the annual report on Mineral Resources of the United States for 1906, Indiana ranked fifth in the Union in the value of natural gas produced, sixth in petroleum, and sixth in coal.
deep. The value of the natural gas produced in the state was $15,873 in 1889, $2,261,836 in 1905 and $7,691,587 in 1908, when there were 1917 producing wells, and Kansas ranked fourth of the states of the United States in the value of the natural gas product, being surpassed by Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
Among other interesting developments is the manufacture of liquid carbonic acid gas procured from natural gas springs beside the Eyach, a tributary of the Neckar.
calorific natural gas with nitrogen.
canary in the cage " for any potential natural gas crisis.
This meant that it exhausted its remaining natural gas reserves for production of liquid fuels and petrochemicals feedstock.
Britain also buys a liquefied natural gas via a tanker terminal in Kent.
Gazprom, which is already the monopoly supplier of Russian natural gas to Europe, now wants a similar monopoly over exports to Asia.
One for the fireplace and one for the natural gas furnace which is under the house in the crawl space.
liquefaction of natural gas and the conveyance, shipping and supply of gas through pipe.
liquefyxample, new gas and oil pipelines and liquefied natural gas terminals.
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MISP will use magnetite from Phalaborwa, in South Africa, and natural gas from Pande, in the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane.
There now seems little financial encouragement for drivers to turn to other cleaner fuels, such as compressed natural gas or bioethanol.
The idea of transporting natural gas was first considered by Holts in the 1960's when the carriage of LNG was in its infancy.
Assessment centers are already offering domestic natural gas and LPG in permanent dwellings ' tailored ' and packaged initial assessments.
gas in marine sediments: implications for slope stability and benthic ecology; natural gas seepages as a source of atmospheric methane.
And ChÃ¡vez is looking to develop his natural gas reserves, which he believes may eventually supplant oil as the country's main export.
As already stated, every one of the great geological systems appears to have produced some form of bitumen, and in the following table an attempt has been made to classify on this basis the various localities in which petroleum or natural gas has been found in large or small quantities: Recent.
In 1908 the Geological Survey issued a preliminary map of the then known areas productive of oil and natural gas in the United States, estimating the extent of the former at 8850 and of the latter at 9365 sq.
The close connexion of Hephaestus with Lemnos and especially with its mountain Mosychlus has been explained by the supposed existence of a volcano; but no crater or other sign of volcanic agency is now apparent, and the "Lemnian fire" - a phenomenon attributed to Hephaestus - may have been due to natural gas (see LeMNos).
Coffeyville became a station on the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston railway (now part of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe), and for several years large numbers of cattle were driven here from Indian Territory and Texas for shipment; in fact, the city's chief importance was as a trade centre for the north part of Indian Territory until natural gas was found here in large quantities in 1892.
Gas in marine sediments: implications for slope stability and benthic ecology; natural gas seepages as a source of atmospheric methane.
And ChÃ¡vez is looking to develop his natural gas reserves, which he believes may eventually supplant oil as the country 's main export.
It can be hooked up to your natural gas line or be used with refillable propane tanks.
It could be a case of nature calling, in the form of a local cat in heat, or it may have been spooked by Peter the meter reader doing his monthly check on your natural gas consumption.
An alternative fuel is a substance that can be used as a vehicle fuel other than traditional fuel sources such as oil, coal, natural gas and propane.
Is a process used to mine shale-rock derived natural gas.
The Environmental Protection Agency has tested the emissions on light duty compressed natural gas vehicles and heavy duty compressed natural gas vehicles (such as city buses) to study the benefits of natural gas as an alternative fuel.
Some areas don't offer natural gas options, and other areas offer money saving perks to folks who choose electric.
Reduced energy use - Remember that natural gas is a non-renewable resource.
There are also wells in the land that have natural gas.
Most natural gas is found in Africa and Europe.
Experts predict we will run out of natural gas by the end of the 21st century.
Fossil fuels: The three main types of fossil fuels are petroleum, natural gas and coal.
Another form of alternative fuel is compressed natural gas.
With a few adjustments, many vehicles and other equipment can change from gasoline-powered vehicles to compressed natural gas (commonly known as CNG) vehicles.
Coal is the largest producer of carbon dioxide emissions, giving off nearly twice as much carbon per energy unit as natural gas.
Once refined into a liquid, natural gas is the cleanest burning of the fossil fuels, but resources are more limited.
Cape Wind, the nation's first approved offshore wind farm, estimates that its wind turbines will produce the equivalent of 570,000 tons of coal, or 113 million gallons of oil, or 10 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
Instead of being formed into a liquid like oil, it formed into bubbles of natural gas.
They decide where the best places to drill for natural gas are by using a variety of tools and technologies.
Once the drill is in place, the natural gas can be pumped out from the ground and into pipelines.
These machines can actually digest organic matter and create a form of natural gas.
Oil, natural gas and coal are all example of nonrenewable energy; once they have been used up, they cannot be recreated.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), natural gas and heating oil accounts for six percent of United States greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion.
Methane is a natural gas created in several ways.
Not only does Mohawk recycle plastic bottles, the company also uses green technology to upgrade their facilities and manufacturing processes in an effort to save resources like water and natural gas and use alternative forms of energy.
Whole house furnaces, as part of a central air conditioning and heating system, are typically fueled by natural gas because it is one of the cleanest-burning fuels both readily available and inexpensive.
With the way the cost of natural gas is rising, a wood fireplace insert will pay for itself in one winter, and don't forget to check your chimney for buildup every season, before you use the fireplace for the first time.
Propane water heaters are available in both tankless and standard tank versions; thanks to advances in technology and design, they're an alternative to natural gas or electric water heaters.
A propane water tank generally costs about 15 percent more than one fueled by natural gas.
Like a natural gas water heater, propane water heaters of the tank variety have a burner set in the base of the tank.
A homeowner cannot swap out a natural gas water heater and install a propane tank in its place.
If you are interested in making the change from natural gas or electric to a water heater fueled by propane, find a contractor who is adept at installing propane tanks and lines in a residential home.
The company produces a range of tankless water heaters for both indoor and outdoor installation and for use with natural gas or liquid propane.
Alternative fueled vehicles that use hydrogen, ethanol, bio-diesel, propane and natural gas.
Make a point of walking around your home to make sure that the snow is not blocking off the vent for your natural gas heat.
A blockage can lead to natural gas leaking back into your home, causing an explosion hazard.
Williams: The Williams Companies offers employment opportunities in Texas where it has operations in the natural gas industry.
Ruptures in natural gas mains caused many, and many were also the result of arson.
Gas versions come in both vented and unvented models and are fueled by natural gas.
Gas heaters can use propane, kerosene or natural gas to operate.
The presentation was actually offered on the topic of alternative energies because Clennell was focused on methane hydrate beds that exist under the ocean as a viable alternative to traditional fuels like natural gas.
Choose, if possible, a combination of natural gas and electricity utilities for your house.
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