fuel oil

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fuel oil

[′fyül ‚oil]
(materials)
A liquid product burned to generate heat, exclusive of oils with a flash point below 100°F (38°C); includes heating oils, stove oils, furnace oils, bunker fuel oils.
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Polk Power Station currently includes Polk Unit 1, a 250-MW integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) baseload facility and Polk Units 2 and 3, 160-MW natural gas or distillate oil fueled peaking units.
The retrofit applications of the NOxOUT system to these boilers will allow users to continue to burn heavy fuel oil rather than convert to much more expensive light distillate oil or gas in order to meet Germany's NOx limits.
The retrofit application of the NOxOUT system to these boilers will allow users to continue to burn heavy fuel oil rather than convert to much more expensive light distillate oil or gas in order to meet Germany's NOx limits.
Located in Hardee County about 40 miles southeast of Tampa, the Hardee Power Station is a combined-cycle facility fueled by natural gas or distillate oil.
The data included bad news for consumers of distillate oil, as inventories slid one million barrels to 114.
Distillate oil will be the fuel for the initial operation of the plant, while a pipeline is being prepared to supply gas.