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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 04.3.2

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 04 - Economic affairs
  • Group: 04.3 - Fuel and energy
  • Class: 04.3.2 - Petroleum and natural gas (CS)

Explanatory note

This class covers natural gas, liquefied petroleum gases and refinery gases, oil from wells or other sources such as shale or tar sands and the distribution of town gas regardless of its composition.
- Administration of petroleum and natural gas affairs and services; conservation, discovery, development and rationalized exploitation of petroleum and natural gas resources; supervision and regulation of the extraction, processing, distribution and use of petroleum and natural gas;
- production and dissemination of general information, technical documentation and statistics on petroleum and natural gas affairs and services;
- grants, loans or subsidies to support the petroleum extraction industry and the industry refining crude petroleum and related liquid and gaseous products.
Excludes: petroleum or gas transportation affairs (classified to the appropriate class of group 04.5).

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