Synthetic Natural Gas

(SNG)
(Also referred to as substitute natural gas) A manufactured product, chemically similar in most respects to natural gas, resulting from the conversion or reforming of hydrocarbons that may easily be substituted for or interchanged with pipeline-quality natural gas.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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