compressed natural gas (CNG)

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Stored in a high-pressure container (usually at 3000 to 3600 psi) it is used mainly as an alternative fuel for internal combustion engines (such as automobile engines). It generates low hydrocarbon emissions, but a significant quantity of nitrogen oxide emissions.

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When his company decided to pursue manufacturing of a line of automobiles with engines that accepted compressed natural gas, he didn't realize the high costs involved in the initial ramp up of production.
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Some new cars have turned to compressed natural gas as an alternative to gasoline. While more energy efficient, it still has its drawbacks.
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The compressed natural gas was transported carefully across the United States to deliver the gas at its final delivery location.
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