Natural Gas

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737735987
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 9/26/2006
  • Series: Fueling the Future Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 124
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     8
Introduction     10
The History and Development of Natural Gas
How Natural Gas Is Formed and Extracted   Neil Schlager   Jayne Weisblatt     18
The History of Natural Gas Use$dNatural Gas Supply Association     28
The Importance of Liquefied Natural Gas$dCH'IV International     34
Does Natural Gas Use Harm the Environment?
Opening the Great Lakes to Gas Drilling Would Harm the Environment$dPublic Interest Research Group in Michigan     41
Gas Drilling in the Great Lakes Need Not Harm the Environment   Michael Barratt     49
Drilling for Natural Gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Will Harm the Environment$dThe Wilderness Society     53
Drilling for Natural Gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Would Not Harm the Environment   Paul K. Driessen     58
Can Natural Gas Meet Future Energy Needs?
Natural Gas Can Supply America's Future Energy Needs$dNatural Gas Supply Association     65
Natural Gas Cannot Supply America's Future Energy Needs   Richard Heinberg     73
Increased Drilling Is Necessary to Meet Future Energy Needs   John Riordan     80
Increased Drilling Cannot Solve America's Energy Crisis$dNatural Resources Defense Council     86
America's Natural Gas Policies Will Not Prevent an EnergyCrisis$dJulian Darley     94
Facts About Natural Gas     102
Glossary     106
Chronology     110
For Further Reading     114
Index     118
Picture Credits     123
About the Editor     124
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