Natural gas is environment-friendly. It exists abundantly and can be supplied stably. Expansion of its use is expected in the future.

Natural gas, which is primarily composed of methane, when burned, generates only small amounts of carbon dioxide that is the key contributors to global warming and nitrogen oxide that causes photochemical smog, and sulfur oxide that is the principal cause of air pollution and acid rain is not emitted at all. For this reason, natural gas, as a clean environment-friendly energy source, is gaining in popularity around the world.”

Global distribution of natural gas deposits

Note: Excluding the Unconventional Natural Gas Deposits

Source: BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017Excellent Characteristics of Natural Gas by Toho Gas - 2017 August.