distillate fuel


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distillate fuel

[′dis·tə‚lāt ‚fyül]
(materials)
Any one of the wide variety of fuels obtained from fractions boiling above the temperature at which gasoline comes off in the distillation of petroleum.
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Calculated annually by EIA as the average of the thermal conversion factors for distillate fuel oil, petroleum coke, and residual fuel oil consumed by the electric power sector weighted by the quantities consumed by the electric power sector.
An earlier EIA report The Northeast Heating Fuel Market: Assessment and Options that addressed the ability of Northeast natural gas customers to switch to distillate fuel oil was released in May 2000.
This widening gap between local production and demand of distillate fuels can be met either through:
Since the beginning of the oil boom, US refineries have increasingly turned to exports to dispose of excess production of distillate fuel oil.
Reported gas service interruptions for northeastern customers using distillate fuel as backup were the equivalent of about 78 thousand to 84 thousand barrels of distillate per day during the peak week.
Because all of its vessels use a cleaner distillate fuel all the time, Trailer Bridge's entire fleet already meets all the fuel quality standards recently recommended by the U.
Distillate fuel oil supplied during January 2001 averaged 4.
It is anticipated that the new IMO standards will be reached primarily through the switch to cleaner distillate fuel which results in geometrically less particulate matter and sulfur oxide emissions.
Distillate Fuel Used by Electric Utilities, All Time Periods--For 1973-1979, consumption of distillate fuel is assumed to be the amount of petroleum (minus small amounts of kerosene and kerosene-type jet fuel deliveries) consumed in gas turbine and internal combustion plants.
The feature highlighted Trailer Bridge's superior environmental performance on land and the significant emissions differences that result from Trailer Bridge's use of cleaner distillate fuel in its vessels.
Scope of Work : F76 naval middle distillate fuel, AGO middle distillate fuel and Winter formula AGO.
Motor gasoline accounted for 44 percent of the total; distillate fuel oil, 18 percent; and kerosene-type jet fuel, 8 percent.