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JODI-Oil Definitions, Acronyms and Abbreviations

Joint APEC/EUROSTAT/IEA/OLADE/OPEC/UNSD definitions

Crude oil:
Including lease condensate – excluding NGL.

NGL
Liquid or liquefied hydrocarbons recovered from gas separation plants and gas processing facilities.

Other:
Refinery feedstocks + additives/oxygenates + other hydrocarbons.

Total:
Sum of categories (1) to (3) Total = Crude oil + NGL + Other.

LPG:
Comprises propane and butane.

Naphtha:
Comprises naphtha used as feedstocks for producing high octane gasoline and also as feedstock for the chemical/petrochemical industries.

Motor and aviation gasoline:
Comprises motor gasoline and aviation gasoline.

Kerosenes:
Comprises kerosene type jet fuel and other kerosene.
of which: Kerosene type jet fuel: Aviation fuel used for aviation turbine power units.
    This amount is a subset of the amount reported under Kerosenes.

Gas/diesel oil:
For automotive and other purposes.

Fuel oil:
Heavy residual oil / boiler oil, including bunker oil.

Other oil products:
Refinery gas, ethane, petroleum coke, lubricants, white spirit & SPB, bitumen, paraffin waxes and other oil products.

Total oil products:
Sum of categories (5) to (12) excluding (9). Demand for Total products includes direct use of Crude oil, NGL and Other

Abbreviations and Acronyms

APEC.............................Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

API gravity..................American Petroleum Institute gravity

ARA................................Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Antwerp

b/d.................................barrels perday

bbl..................................barrel

bcm................................billion cubic meters

BFOE.............................Barrel of Fuel Oil Equivalent

BTU/lb.........................British Thermal Unit per pound

CFBP..............................Comité Français du Butane et du Propane

cSt..................................centistoke

EBV................................German Oil Storage Association

Eurostat.......................Statistical Office of the European Communities

Gcal................................Giga calories

GWh...............................Giga Watt hour

IATA...............................International Air Transport Association

IEA.................................International Energy Agency

IEF..................................International Energy Forum  

J.......................................Joule

JODI...............................Joint Organisations Data Initiative

kg/l................................kilogrammes per litre

kg/m3............................kilogrammes per cubic meter

LNG................................Liquefied Natural Gas

LPG................................Liquefied Petroleum Gas

M-1................................Read as M minus one: the month previous to the current month

M-2................................Read as M minus two: two months previous to the current month

MOS...............................Monthly Oil Statistics

Mtoe..............................Million tonnes of oil equivalent

NATO.............................North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

NGL................................Natural Gas Liquids

NPD...............................Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

OLADE..........................Latin-American Energy Organisation

OPEC.............................Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries

RON...............................Research Octane Number

SBP.................................Industrial Spirit

SEATO...........................South East Asia Treaty Organisation

SI Units.........................Système  International d’Unités

SPR................................Strategic Petroleum Reserve

TJ....................................Tera Joule

toe..................................tonnes of oil equivalent

UFIP...............................Union Française des Industries Pétrolières

ULCC.............................Ultra Large Crude Carrier

UNSD.............................United Nations Statistics Division