What is the difference between natural gas and petroleum gas?

1 Answer
Aug 17, 2017

Natural gas is naturally occurring gas whereas, petroleum gas is man-made using natural gas its ingredient.


Natural gas is methane(#CH_4#) with various combination of other hydrocarbons which is formed by decomposition of plant and animal matter under intense pressure.

Petroleum gas is gaseous petroleum which mainly contains butane or propane. It uses natural gas as its raw material and then purifying it to much cleaner gas. Petroleum gas is more commonly known as LPG for household usage.