Natural Gasoline and Isopentane

What is Natural Gasoline and Isopentane?

Natural Gasoline and Isopentane meaning A mixture of hydrocarbons, mostly pentanes and heavier, extracted from natural gas, that meets vapor pressure, end-point, and other specifications for natural gasoline set by the Gas Processors Association. Includes isopentane which is a saturated branch-chain hydrocarbon, (C5H12), obtained by fractionation of natural gasoline or isomerization of normal pentane.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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