CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
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Term
Motor gasoline (excluding biofuel portion) (code O4652XR5210B)
Term extension
Energy
Definition
Motor gasoline consists of a mixture of light hydrocarbons distilling at between 35 °C and 215 °C. It is used as a fuel for land-based spark ignition engines. Motor gasoline may include additives, oxygenates and octane enhancers, including lead compounds. Includes motor gasoline blending components (excluding additives/oxygenates), e.g. alkylates, isomerate, reformate, cracked gasoline destined for use as finished motor gasoline. Excludes blended biogasoline (biogasoline in motor gasoline).
Remark
Current Eurostat dissemination code: O4652XR5210B
Old Eurostat dissemination code: 3234
Standard International Energy Product Classification (SIEC): Class 4652 (excluding biofuels)
SDMX (CL_SIEC_E): O4657
Source
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 on energy statistics
Hyperlink
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32008R1099
Other link(s)
Relationships between products and flows of energy balances
International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES)
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