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Gaseous Fuels - Chemical Composition

Chemical composition of gaseous fuels like coal gas, natural gas, propane and more.

Chemical composition of some common gaseous fuels:

For full table with Butane, Ethane, Propane, Hydrogen, Hydrogen Sulfide, Oxygen and Nitrogen - rotate the screen!

Gaseous Fuels - Chemical Composition (%)
FuelCarbon Dioxide
Carbon Monoxide
Hydrogen Sulfide
Carbon Monoxide   100                
Coal Gas 3.8 28.4 0.2       17.0     50.6
Coke Oven Gas 2.0 5.5 32       51.9   0.3 4.8
Digester Gas 30   64       0.7 0.8   2.0
Hydrogen             100      
Landfill Gas 47 0.1 47       0.1 0.01 0.8 3.7
Natural Gas 0 - 0.8 0 - 0.45 82 - 93   0 - 15.8   0-1.8 0 - 0.18 0 - 0.35 0.5 - 8.4
Propane Gas       0.5 - 0.8 2.0 - 2.2 73 - 97        

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