residual fuel oil


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residual fuel oil

[rə′zij·ə·wəl ′fyül ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Topped crude petroleum or viscous residuums from refinery operations; commercial grades of burner oils Nos. 5 and 6 are residual oils, and include the bunker fuels.
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Residual fuel oil stocks measured 41 million barrels at the end of January 1997, 5 million barrels below the stock level in the previous month but 5 million barrels above the stock level 1 year earlier.
The same applies to residual fuel oil which stood at Euro 86.
Over 90% of LIPA's fuel supply is either residual fuel oil or natural gas.
EU residual fuel oil prices also dipped to reach an average of Euro 91.
98/1,000 litres, while the price of residual fuel oil is up from ECU 82.
Over the second week of December, residual fuel oil prices slid further from ECU 83.
As the month wore on, residual fuel oil prices slid further from ECU 88.
As we expected, supplies of residual fuel oil on the world market tightened in April and May due to normal seasonal turnaround activity in Asia and Europe where much of the world's incremental residual fuel oil is produced.
Residual fuel oil prices have risen sharply over 3 weeks to ECU 92.