distillate fuel oil


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distillate fuel oil

[′dis·tə‚lāt ′fyül ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A classification for one of the overhead fractions produced from crude oil in conventional distillation operations.
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The computation includes data for all electric utilities and electricity-only independent power producers using distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, jet fuel, kerosene, petroleum coke, and waste oil.
The reported gas service interruptions for customers in the Northeast with distillate fuel oil as their backup were the equivalent of between approximately 78 and 84 thousand barrels of distillate per day during the peak week.
The complete articles, "Propane Market Assessment for Winter 1997-1998" and "A Contrast Between Distillate Fuel Oil Markets in Autumn 1996 and 1997," appear in the December issue of EIA's Petroleum Marketing Monthly.
05 percent sulfur" are not considered to be in the commercial sector and therefore are excluded from distillate fuel oil supply and disposition statistics in Energy Information Administration publications, such as the Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Petroleum Supply Monthly, and This Week h7 Petroleum.