Definition: Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) (Code 3220)

Energy

Liquefied petroleum gases (lpg) are light paraffinic hydrocarbons derived from the refinery processes, crude oil stabilisation and natural gas processing plants. They consist mainly of propane and butane or a combination of the two. Lpg are normally liquefied under pressure for transportation and storage.
Source:
Regulation (Ec) No 1099/2008 On Energy Statistics, Joint International Energy Agency/Eurostat/United Nations Economic Commission For Europe Oil Annual Questionnaire (OilAQ)
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