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1 Natural Gas Where are the reserves and which countries use it the most? Jeni Carriere

2 History of Natural Gas Waste product of crude oil –Would burn off or flare 1900s 17 states had discovered natural gas 1925 first natural gas pipeline After Cold War countries switched to natural gas

3 Problems Some countries are having problems with production and cosumption Imported gas makes up for it naturalgas/naturalgas.asp

4 Natural Gas Reserves Deposits of gas where it can eventually be recovered Russia has largest amount –1,700 trillion cubic feet Qatar is 2 nd –916 trillion cubic feet

5 Greatest Natural Gas Reserves

6 The U.S. and Natural Gas Reserves 7 th on the list of greatest natural gas reserves Alaska holds a large amount of natural gas –North Slope Fields Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma all contain large amounts of gas og/ogpics/rig5-v400.jpg

7 Greatest Natural Gas Consumption

8 Pattern of Consumption The northern hemisphere has more of a variety of usage The wealthier countries also tend to have variety d77423.u37.smartfunction.net/ critical_field_i...

9 Bibliography Energy Encyclopedia Volume 3 Greatest Natural Gas Reserves by Country, 2003Greatest Natural Gas Reserves by Country, 2003 Natural Gas Consumption (Top 50 Countries)Natural Gas Consumption (Top 50 Countries) Fossil Energy

10 Related Links Natural Gas Paper Natural Gas Storage World Conventional Natural Gas Resources, by BasinWorld Conventional Natural Gas Resources, by Basin


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