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State full form of LPG and CNG? How are the two different in their composition?

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LPG (): It is obtained from crude petroleum oil. It mainly contains gaseous compound known as isobutane and butane. Popularly it is known as cooking gas. It is the best fuel for domestic purposes and in laboratories. It is available in cylinders. It is also supplied through pipes in big cities.

CNG (): It is produced along with crude oil. It mainly contains methane gas. It has become popular fuel for vehicles like three-wheeler scooters, cars and buses. It is cheap fuel as well as pollution-free. It is used as a substitute for petrol.

The difference in composition:

LPG is obtained from crude petroleum oil. It mainly contains gaseous compounds known as isobutane and butane.

while CNG is produced along with crude oil. It mainly contains methane gas. 

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