Natural Gases

By: Eric Wilson & Travis Fain


  • Natural Gas is a nonrenewable resource that comes from the ground and can be millions of years old.

  • It is treated at a gas plant, where they burn the gas in a boiler to create a steam and to use it for electricity.


  • In 1785, natural gas from coal was used to light houses and also streetlights.

  • This natural gas was first brought to the United States in 1816, when it was used to light the streets of Baltimore, Maryland.

Environmental Impact

  • The environmental benefits of natural gas can convert to other sources of energy, particularly fossil fuels. Natural gas is the cleanest of all the fossil fuels.

Major uses

  • One quarter of the United States energy comes from natural gas. Homes and businesses use about a third of the gas in the country.

Why people should use your energy

  • Natural gas is the cleanest and safest way to make energy in our own lives America is the leading natural gas producer .

  • This can save us money as a community.

  • It's the best way to get energy for us and it's the safest way for the environment.