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DISCOVERIES

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Definition:
Gross additions to the level of subsoil reserves due to the discovery of completely new reserves. In SEEA, not only additions to the stock of proven reserves but also additions to probable and possible reserves are also to be recorded.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 7.104.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Last updated on Tuesday, July 05, 2005