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Major mineral fuel resources in Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

Mineral fuels for electricity and heat generation take primarily two forms: fossil fuels in the form of oil, natural gas and coal, and uranimum ore for nuclear power. Oil and gas are distributed in different belts, primarily in the North Sea, Caucasus and Northern Russia. Coal in different forms is still an important fuel resource and resources are distributed over the region. Uranium resources are primarily in Ukraine and Central Asia.

Year: 2007

From collection: EEA reports

Cartographer: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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