Definition: Gas works gas (Code 4230)
Gas works gas covers all types of gases produced in public utility or private plants, whose main purpose is manufacture, transport and distribution of gas. It includes gas produced by carbonisation (including gas produced by coke ovens and transferred to gas works gas), by total gasification with or without enrichment with oil products (lpg, residual fuel oil, etc.), and by reforming and simple mixing of gases and/or air, reported under the rows “from other sources”. Under the transformation sector identify amounts of gas works gas transferred to blended natural gas which will be distributed and consumed through the natural gas grid.
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 On Energy Statistics, Joint International Energy Agency/Eurostat/United Nations Economic Commission For Europe annual questionnaire on solid fossil fuels and manufactured gases