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Data quality, concepts and methodology: Abbreviations

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ATD – Average to date

BTU – British Thermal Unit

CANSIM – Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System

C5 – Pentanes

GJ – Gigajoule

GW.h – Gigawatt hour

GDP – Gross Domestic Product

Handbook – Energy Statistics Handbook

IEA – International Energy Agency

KW.h – Kilowatt hour

KJ – Kilojoules

KPA – Kilopascals

LPG – Liquid petroleum gas

M3 – Cubic metre

MJ – Megajoule

MW.h – Megawatt hour

NAICS – North American Industry Classifciation System

NGL – Natural Gas Liquid

NWT – Northwest Territories

NRCan – Natural Resources Canada

OPEC – Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries

OECD – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PJ – Petajoule

RESD – Report on Energy Supply–Demand in Canada

RPP – Refined Petroleum Products

STC – Statistics Canada

TJ – Terajoule

U.S. – United States

U.S.S.R. – Union of Soviet Socialist Republics