Drip gas


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Drip gas

A light gasoline-like hydrocarbon liquid sometimes occurring with natural gas. It collects in low spots in natural gas pipelines and can be drained out. In the 1930s, it was tapped by rural landowners and used in their automobiles.
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The result has been an upsurge in output of very light liquid fuels variously described as light condensate, drip gas, pentanes plus or natural gasoline, which compete head one with the light naphtha traditionally produced by oil refineries, an essential component in the production of both motor gasoline and petrochemicals.
US regulations banning the export of crude oil also apply to lease condensates and drip gas, which means they cannot normally be sent to other countries but may be exported to Canada for consumption or use therein owing to a special exception for the country's northern neighbor (15 CFR 754.
20, 1991 when, as a welder's helper, he and the senior welder were fixing pinhole leaks in two storage tanks for drip gas, which is similar to gasoline.