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Its pipeline will also deliver ethane as a supplemental fuel to a new power plant under construction in Cambria County.
Cassini revealed that the Mercury-sized moon has vast deserts of rippling, sandy dunes at its equator... ...and seas of liquid methane and ethane at its poles.
Demand for other key raw materials used to make ethylene, such as ethane and butane, have fallen about 90 percent because of plant closures, according to PetroChemWire.
But most of the projects rely on consuming ethane, another natural gas liquid like propane.
Titan, too, was found to be covered in lakes and seas composed of methane and ethane.
That liquid is not water, but methane and ethane — hydrocarbons.
Titan also has Earth-like liquid bodies on its surface, but the rivers, lakes and seas are made of liquid ethane and methane, which form clouds and cause liquid gas to rain from the sky.
This mesh is then plunged into liquid ethane, at a temperature of around -180°C.
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Origin and Etymology of ethane
First Known Use: 1866See Words from the same year
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