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Natural gas
Description A mixture of hydrocarbon compounds and small quantities of non-hydrocarbons existing in the gaseous phase or in solution with oil in natural underground reservoirs. (12) CPC Vers. 1.1 (7): Natural gas, liquified or in the gaseous state (class 1202).
Source United Nations (1987a). Energy Statistics: Definitions, Units of Measure and Conversion Factors. Statistical Office, Series F, No. 44 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.86.XVII.21). United Nations (2003a). Central Product Classification (CPC). Version 1.1. Series M, No. 77, Ver. 1.1 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.03.XVII.3).
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