Natural gas is a form of energy. It is equally important as oil and electricity and plays the key role in meeting the needs of country in the future. Natural gas is the fossil fuel that is not found in every region but wherever it is found it is always abundant. This is the cleanest burning fossil fuel that is used in every house for heating and cooking purposes and in many industries to generate heat and steam for many of the manufacturing processes. Natural gas is also used as a raw material in fertilizers and petrochemicals. It is used as a fuel in cars and buses in many countries as well. In the electricity sector it is the most reliable and cost effective way of production of electricity. Natural gas is a biggest benefited to country’s economy. Here is a list of world’s Top 10 gas producing countries that along with producing electricity is also consuming and exporting (not all) it.
There are enormous reserves of natural gas in United States as well. The gas is being used in the production of cheapest electricity. China may exceed in the production of gas in upcoming years.