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PREFERRED TERM
oil sands
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Oil sands, tar sands or, more technically, bituminous sands, are loose sand or partially consolidated sandstone saturated with a dense and extremely viscous form of petroleum technically referred to as bitumen.

DESCRIPTION
  • Oil sands, tar sands or, more technically, bituminous sands, are loose sand or partially consolidated sandstone saturated with a dense and extremely viscous form of petroleum technically referred to as bitumen.

IDENTIFIER
  • oilSands

TITLE
  • oil sands

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/FossilFuelValue/oilSands
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Fossil Fuel