Business & Finance: Liquid Gas

Natural gas, taken from oil or gas-wells, is ordinarily distributed by pipelines, some 57,000 miles of which are in current operation in the U, S. On the Pacific Coast last week Standard Oil Co. of California announced an additional method of natural gas distribution. By this project gas will be liquefied and shipped in tank cars to local plants, where it will be carburated. Thus communities to which pipe lines do not at present extend will none the less be prospects for natural gas service. The liquefying process is not aimed, however, at superseding...

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