7 Reasons Why Natural Gas Is One of Our Most Important Resources
Thursday, November 15, 2018
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The United States is producing record amounts of natural gas, and we’re quickly becoming one of the world’s largest exporters. But what makes it so important? Here are 7 reasons why natural gas is an essential part of our daily lives.
Across the country hotels are able to “leave a light on for you,” thanks to natural gas. After all, it is the #1 fuel for electricity generation in the United States.
Ovens, stoves, fireplaces, fire pits, and grills can all be powered by natural gas.
4. Medical Equipment
Without natural gas, we wouldn’t be able to make the plastic used to create everything from bottled water to life-saving medical equipment.
5. Keeping Us Warm
Natural gas is an important ingredient for pharmaceuticals, allowing us to create the capsules for our medicines and tamper-proof bottles.
7. Cleaner Air
Natural gas is the cleanest burning fossil fuel, and its increased use in electricity generation is enabling the United States to be a leader in carbon emissions reductions.