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Natural gas began forming millions of years ago from the remains of microscopic plants and animals deep beneath the earth’s surface. Today’s natural gas is usually found in deep underground rock formations.

Natural gas is composed of four hydrocarbon atoms and one carbon atom. Natural gas is colorless, odorless and tasteless in its natural state. It’s also the earth’s cleanest fossil fuel.

Natural gas can be measured in many different ways. Some frequently used units for measuring natural gas include British Thermal Units or BTUs (also known as “therms”) and standard cubic feet.

Natural gas is a highly abundant energy source. As America’s largest growing form of energy, the U.S. has generations of natural gas we can access at affordable prices – with an estimated 2,817 trillion cubic feet of gas not yet discovered.

Florida’s supply of natural gas originates mainly from wells in Texas, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico.


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