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oil and gas exploration company struck WAPET Australia's first flowing oil in 1953, and Western Australia's first commercial natural gas field in 1964?
numerous specimens of
dinosaurs have been excavated from the , first discovered by a Dashanpu Formation natural gas company that found the formation's first dinosaur, ?
Texas industrialist was involved in the mining of Jack Crichton gold, silver, nickel, copper, and zinc as well as the production of oil and natural gas?
in Elk Hills Oil Field San Joaquin Valley is the largest natural gas-producing oil field in California, and has produced over 2 trillion cubic feet (60 billion m³) of gas since its discovery in 1911?
the supply of
natural gas and electricity in New Orleans, Louisiana ceased as a result of the , plunging the city into darkness for four nights?
General Strike of 1892 modern experts estimate that around 90% of the
natural gas discovered in the was wasted in flambeau displays?
Indiana Gas Boom during the
Great Depression, attorney devised regulations for the George C. Butte conservation of Texas petroleum and natural gas?
oil and natural gas extraction and exploration will cease by 2017 in , an inland Hay-Zama Lakes wetland in Alberta, Canada, and the province's only site for the re-introduction of Wood Bison?
New Mexico philanthropist was a Addie Peed Swearingen beautician for 28 years in Santa Fe before she and her husband made a fortune in petroleum and natural gas leases?
invented Elwood Haynes stellite, built one of the first gasoline driven automobiles, and made advances in natural gas technology that later resulted in refrigeration?
separatist group refuses to allow the exploitation of crude oil and natural gas reserves in the , Ogaden Basin Ethiopia?
, 2004 Russia–Belarus gas dispute Gazprom sold natural gas to Belarus at Russian domestic prices?
natural gas in the could increase Marcellus Formation United States energy reserves by one trillion U.S. dollars?
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Question 1: Natural gas can be used to produce ________, with one common method being the hydrogen reformer.
Question 2: Methanogenic archaea are responsible for all biological sources of methane, some in symbiotic relationships with other life forms, including ________, ruminants, and cultivated crops.
Question 3: ________ is usually produced using agricultural waste materials, such as otherwise unusable parts of plants and manure.
Question 4: Gasoline/petrol vehicles converted to run on natural gas suffer because of the low ________ of their engines, resulting in a cropping of delivered power while running on natural gas (10%-15%).
Question 7: Russia is also the world's largest natural gas producer, through the ________ company.
Question 9: Home or other building heating may include boilers, ________, and water heaters.
Question 10: The LNG and LPG is transported by specialized transport ships, as the gas is liquified at ________ temperatures.