Natural gas flame

ZIMSEC O Level Geography Notes: Natural Resources: Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages of Natural gas as a source of energy


  • Has a high energy output.
  • Cleaner and efficient.
  • Easy to mine and transport
  • Cheap
  • Can power vehicles.
  • Has other industrial uses.


  • Environmentally unfriendly through pollution especially of air.
  • Very flammable and hence dangerous.
  • Difficult and expensive to store.
  • Non-renewable.

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