Originally Posted by puffin3
I read the article.
Sorry. I'm having a hard time believing the Chinese back in the fourth century BC "drilled bore holes up to 2000 feet deep" to find natural gas.
I don't doubt they somehow were able to use natural gas discovered in salt brine shallow wells.
Anyway. This technology such as it was was very unlikely to be used by your average rural Chinese farm family.
This article from the Encyclopedia Britannica, Natural Gas
, indicates that the Chinese were using natural gas very early.
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