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    Natural Gas - English

    Gas Markets, Gas Applications and Feedstock

        The natural gas market world-wide is huge. Although there is a need to provide a standardized gas such that all the end users’ gas burners will function as intended, there are regional differences in specifications. The US market has this challenge that makes the interchangeability of gases difficult, and the cost and feasibility of standardizing has been considered but discarded. In the UK, however, a similar conversion was done area by area in the 1960s and 1970s as the market was converted from ‘town gas’ to ‘North Sea gas’. (Town gas was synthesized by gasification of coal.) Town gas was common in Europe until the advent of gas…