Natural gas is delivered by pipeline.
 
Local distribution companies (gas utilities) take bulk gas piped to them by wholesalers.
 
The distributors then pump it into a distribution main (at reduced pressure) and deliver it to service lines connected directly to individual customers. 
 
RESIDENTIAL
DISTRIBUTION
In 2010, pipelines consumed 2,849,979 GJ and emitted 183,244 GHGs tonnes.