Methane Summary

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913 words, approx. 4 pages
Methane Methane (CH4) is the simplest member of the alkanes. At standard temperature and pressure, it is a colorless, odorless, nontoxic gas. Methane melts at -296.5°F (-182.5°C) and boils at ... Read more
518 words, approx. 2 pages
Methane Oxidizing and Producing Bacteria Methane is a chemical compound that consists of a carbon atom to which are bound four hydrogen atoms. The gas is a major constituent of oxygen-free mud and wat... Read more
929 words, approx. 4 pages
Methane Methane (CH4), the simplest of all organic compounds, is produced when organic matter is digested by bacteria in the absence of air, creating natural gas. This gas contains from 50 percent to ... Read more
113 words, approx. 1 pages
Methane An organic compound with the chemical formula CH4, methane occurs naturally in air at a concentration of about 0.0002 percent. It is produced in processes such as the anaerobic decay of organi... Read more
955 words, approx. 4 pages
Methane The hydrocarbon methane (CH4) is the major component of natural gas (around 90 percent) that is found in oil and gas wells throughout the world. Since the beginning of time, methane has also b... Read more
896 words, approx. 3 pages
Methane Overview Methane (METH-ane) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, flammable gas that is less dense then air. It is the primary component of natural gas. Methane is the simplest of all hydrocarb... Read more
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Methane (Ch4) Methane is an invisible, odorless, and combustible gas present in trace concentrations in the atmosphere. It is the major component of natural gas, a fossil fuel commonly used for heatin... Read more