Liquid fuels

  All petroleum products, natural gas liquids, biofuels, and liquids derived from other hydrocarbon sources (coal to liquids and gas to liquids). Not included are compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), and hydrogen.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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