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Natural Gas MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Natural Gas
Tree Number(s)
D20.345.369
N06.230.132.258.369
Unique ID
D059206
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059206
Scope Note
A combustible, gaseous mixture of low-molecular weight PARAFFIN hydrocarbons, generated below the surface of the earth. It contains mostly METHANE and ETHANE with small amounts of PROPANE; BUTANES; and higher hydrocarbons, and sometimes NITROGEN; CARBON DIOXIDE; HYDROGEN SULFIDE; and HELIUM. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Gas, Natural
Shale Gas
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Fossil Fuels (1966-2011)
See Also
Oil and Gas Fields
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Natural Gas Preferred
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