2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 78 - National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska
Sec. 6501 - "Petroleum" defined

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 6501 (2016)
Section Name

§6501. "Petroleum" defined

Section Text

As used in this chapter, the term "petroleum" includes crude oil, gases (including natural gas), natural gasoline, and other related hydrocarbons, oil shale, and the products of any of such resources.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 94–258, title I, §101, Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 303.)

Editorial Notes


Pub. L. 94–258, §1, Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 303, provided: "That this Act [enacting this chapter and section 7420 of Title 10, Armed Forces, and amending section 6244 of this title and sections 7421 to 7436 and 7438 of Title 10] may be cited as the 'Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976'."

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sec. 6501 - Petroleum" defined
Contains section 6501
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Short Titles 'Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976'."
Statutes at Large References 90 Stat. 303
Public Law References Public Law 94-258
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