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UNFC and Resource Classification

United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) - a universally acceptable and internationally applicable scheme for the classification and reporting of all energy and mineral resources.


 Guidance Note to support the UNFC for Resources Specification for Evaluator Qualifications [English]

 Guidance Note on Competent Person Requirements and Options for Resources Reporting [English]

Bridging Document between UNFC and Russian Oil & Gas Classification will greatly enhance coherent assessment of fossil fuel reserves [English, Russian]

UNFC now applicable to:
 - Renewable energy resources [ENG, FRE, RUS]
 - Geothermal energy resources Final Geothermal Specifications
 - Injection Projects for geological storage [ENG, FRE, RUS]

Guidance Note to Support UNFC Definition of a Project [ENGFRERUS]

Energy and materials from waste

Approximately 20% of the raw materials extracted worldwide end up as waste and are hence lost to the economy. Applying UNFC to waste can help transform what is often perceived as a major liability into an asset on the balance sheets of companies. More ...


09 February 2018 to 10 February 2017
Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences, Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels Organisers EFG, UNECE

25 April 2017
Salle XII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

24 to 28 April 2017
including 8th Session, Expert Group on Resource Classification (26-28 April), Salle XII, Palais des Nations, Geneva