Gas processing plants are usually located fairly close to the source of supply. 
They come in a variety of shapes and sizes from small movable units to straddle plants to large extraction units that deal with sour gas. Read more
Once the gas has been processed, it becomes known as "sales gas".
Sour gas: Raw natural gas with a concentration of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) greater than 1%.
In 2010, processing and production consumed 62,545,390 GJ and emitted 10,186,270 GHG tonnes.