Natural Gas is a high methane content gas mixture used as a heating fuel (Piped Natural Gas known as PNG) and motor fuel (Compressed Natural Gas known as CNG).

  • It is lighter than air and will dissipate into atmosphere.
  • It is a colourless gas to which a foul smelling agent {odourant} is added to detect leaks.
  • Its flammable limit in air (% by volume) is from 5 – 15 %. Natural gas without sufficient air or with too much air will not burn or explode.
  • It is easily ignitable by spark or flame. Its auto ignition temperature is 540 Degree C.