This book is concerned with the multifaceted character of natural gas and the potential for its utilization as a powerful tool for future development. It deals with the specifics of gas uses in a number of sectors chosen for their relevance in the development of industrial economies.
1. The Emergence of Natural Gas 2. The Economics of Natural Gas Development 3. Natural Gas and the Environment 4. Natural Gas and Development: The Policy Issues for Developing Countries 5. Power Generation with Natural Gas-Fired Gas Turbines 6. The Use of Natural Gas in the Nitrogen Fertilizer Industry 7. Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquids in the Chemical Industry 8. Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel 9. Natural Gas-Interchangeability with Other Fuels