Definition: Stock levels / Closing / (g) Stocks held by government on national territory (Code 10_128211)
Stocks held by government on national territory (Category g) at the end of the period: Include non-military stocks held within the national territory by government, which are government owned or controlled and held exclusively for emergency purposes. It does not include stocks held by central stockholding entities (CSEs), state oil companies or electric utilities; neither does it include stocks held directly by industry to fulfil mandatory stock obligations. Government stocks held outside of national territory, in other countries, should not be included here but reported instead under categories j and o (see below).
Council Directive 2009/119/EC of 14 September 2009 imposing an obligation on Member States to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or petroleum products