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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The hydrocracked products are fractionated into light naphtha (C-1), heavy naphtha (C-2), light gas oil (C-3), heavy gas oil (C-4), and bottoms (C-5).
The new lube train will upgrade heavy gas oil to ultra-high quality Group II base stock using ExxonMobil's proprietary lube catalyst technology, including MSDW catalytic dewaxing and MAXSAT hydrofinishing catalysts, and the corresponding reactor design.
Petrozuata produces extra-heavy crude oil from the Zuata region of the Orinoco Belt, which is then transported to Jose on the north coast of Venezuela and transformed into synthetic crude oil with a range of 20 degrees to 22 degrees API, with associated byproducts of LPG, sulfur, petroleum coke and heavy gas oil.
The IEA also lowered its estimate for consumption growth in diesel and heavy gas oils by 55,000 bpd.
As crude prices have increased, the spotlight is on widening the gross refining margins by up-grading heavy gas oils and vacuum residue to fuel products," notes Saha.