Manufactured gas

Manufactured gas
  A gas obtained by destructive distillation of coal or by the thermal decomposition of oil, or by the reaction of steam passing through a bed of heated coal or coke. Examples are coal gases, coke oven gases, producer gas, blast furnace gas, blue (water) gas, carbureted water gas. Btu content varies widely.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
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  Gas produced by certain processes from oil, coal or coke.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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