That decline can be attributed largely to the huge increase in natural-gas exploration and extraction in the United States.
If coal jobs are destroyed in the near future, it will more likely be the fault of natural-gas companies than EPA regulations.
The hero is one Kinsey Millhone, who sounds less like a private eye than a natural-gas concern.
The oil and natural-gas economy provides only a small number of jobs.
In 2011 the two largest capital investments in North America (PDF)—both tied to natural-gas production—were in Louisiana.
There are two varieties of college students—the midnight-oil and the natural-gas kind; and Petey was a whole gas well in himself.
In natural-gas regions, the supply of additional heat in a flue from a furnace or by a jet would be a small matter.
Mela rewarded her amiability by saying to her, finally, "You've never been in the natural-gas country, have you?"
Below is given a form of specification in use by an architect in a natural-gas region.
natural-gas fuel is conveyed into her mills and houses through one thousand miles of iron pipe.
|natural gas |
A mixture of hydrocarbon gases that occurs naturally beneath the Earth's surface, often with or near petroleum deposits. Natural gas contains mostly of methane but also has varying amounts of ethane, propane, butane, and nitrogen. It is used as a fuel and in making organic compounds.