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wet gas

1. n. [Geology]

Natural gas that contains less methane (typically less than 85% methane) and more ethane and other more complex hydrocarbons.

Antonyms: dry gas

See: condensatedry gasfluid contacthydrocarbonnatural gas

2. n. [Production Facilities]

Natural gas that contains water.

See: dehydrate

3. n. [Production Testing]

Natural gas containing significant heavy hydrocarbons. Propane, butane and other liquid hydrocarbons can be liquefied.

See: hydrocarbon

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