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Old 07-10-2013, 03:11 PM
 
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What is the chemical composition of the gas sold by NM gas company?
Also is this composition change from county to another?
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Old 07-10-2013, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Old Town
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87.0% - 96.0% Methane. The rest you could try to call them to find out. New Mexico Gas Company - Welcome to New Mexico Gas Company
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Old 07-10-2013, 03:35 PM
 
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87.0% - 96.0% Methane. The rest you could try to call them to find out. New Mexico Gas Company - Welcome to New Mexico Gas Company
Yes I try to call them at 505-697-3335 or 888-NM-GAS-CO but impossible to have a real person.
87% that mean that it's can have 13% of toxic stuff.
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Old 07-10-2013, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Old Town
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Yes I try to call them at 505-697-3335 or 888-NM-GAS-CO but impossible to have a real person.
87% that mean that it's can have 13% of toxic stuff.

Which toxic stuff are you worried about? Here is something for you to go through. It specifically relates to the Permian Basin and San Juan Basin where most of NM Gas company NatGas comes from. http://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/...w%20Mexico.pdf

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Old 07-10-2013, 03:52 PM
 
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Which toxic stuff are you worried about?
for example hydrogen sulfide
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Old 07-11-2013, 05:03 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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H2S is smelly enough that you can avoid it.
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Old 07-11-2013, 09:12 AM
 
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See: NaturalGas.org

You may notice an H2S smell in natural gas delivered to your burner. That is odorant injected into natural gas. It is generally mercaptan, and will likely contain various forms of sulfides.
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Old 07-11-2013, 10:10 AM
 
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H2S is smelly enough that you can avoid it.
Yes that what everybody said but personally I'm not convince.
Some people don't have the sense of smell very developed.
H2S will destroy your nerve in the noise who manage smell.
For example this guy didn't see it coming: Santa Fe and an unexpected danger
Also I'm not sure that in a case of chronically poisoning to H2S there is enough concentration for be smell.
Anyway this convince me to buy a H2S meter.

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Old 07-11-2013, 10:14 AM
 
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Interesting this website said that it's can have up to 20% of butane and/or propane who are toxic.
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Old 07-11-2013, 10:33 AM
 
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The rest you could try to call them to find out.
I finally get somebody to speak with but the operator said me that he don't known the chemical composition.
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