[PDF Notes] Get complete information on Natural Gas

1. Natural gas is fast becoming an important source of energy in India. It occurs where oil reserves are found. The Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL) is doing well in the exploration of natural gas. It is the largest company in India for marketing of natural gas.

2. The gas supplied for cooking is known as LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) and is a by-product after oil is refined.

3. The gas used for running vehicles is known as CNG (Compressed Natural Gas).

4. The gas is used for transport, industries, agriculture, cooking and for lighting purposes.

5. Natural gas reserves are found in Khambat Basin, Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Assam and Mumbai.

6. The Reliance Group of Industries has discovered gas near Krishna-Godavari basin in Andhra Pradesh.

7. The largest gas reserves have been found at Mumbai High, Gujarat, Assam.

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