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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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To help ease the concern of consumers in the UK, with the ever fluctuating prices of the market, Birmingham Fuel Oils have promised to continue exploring developing and investing in cost effective alternatives that can provide the same or more energy as the current fuels available.
With this service, they guarantee that they can deliver fuel oil and lubricants, within hours of receiving the call, the same day or next day, whatever the customer requires.
Apart from cost, the top quality processed fuel oil burns more efficiently - customers use 5% less - and it is cleaner, with, for example, a 35% reduction in sulphur emissions.
Today there are gas turbines available which are capable of burning a wide range of fuels, even the lowest and cheapest grades of commercial fuel oil, and this flexibility has often been a crucial factor in its selection.
The existing oil treatment system at Kot Addu incorporate electrostatic precipitators that have proved to be unreliable and incapable of dealing with the fuel oil available in Pakistan.
DecisionLink's Communications Group has developed a wide range of products for monitoring of propane and fuel oil tank levels, pipeline compressors, and many other multi-user remote asset monitoring applications for low-cost volume use of satellite communication pathways and the Internet.