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heavy oil

[′hev·ē ′ȯil]
(materials)
The high-boiling, relatively viscous fractions of petroleum or coal tar oils.
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In situ upgrading of bitumen and heavy oils via nanocatalysis, The Can.
Upgrading of Alberta's heavy oils by superacid-catalyzed hydrocracking, Energy & Fuels, 13: 558-569
MANAMA: The future for heavy oil has come and now is the time to grasp this opportunity.
That was the message from Oil and Gas Affairs Minister and National Oil and Gas Authority chairman Dr Abdulhussain Mirza in his keynote address at the opening session of the Heavy Oil World MENA 2010 conference at the Gulf Hotel yesterday.
OTCBB:AMEP) announced today that a new two year extension of its exclusive marketing agreement for the heavy oil additive AMEP HOA-800 has been signed with Nature's Path of Brooklyn, New York.
another AMEP investee's heavy oil wells with AMEP HOA-800.
HTI plans to adapt the SPG technology for high pressure applications in the petroleum industry, including heavy oil upgrading, direct coal liquefaction, conventional hydrocracking and hydrotreating.
to construct a heavy oil upgrading facility in Wyoming.
Steve Lane, Vice President of Solv-Ex Corporation, who is in charge of project management, advises that all equipment required for primary extraction of heavy oil (bitumen) is in place and work is proceeding on schedule to complete final electrical, piping and instrument installations.
The Middle East is estimated to have in place 1,000 billion barrels of heavy oil which is equivalent to 28 per cent of the estimated world total reserves,' said Dr Mirza in his keynote address at the opening session of the Heavy Oil World Mena 2010 conference at the Gulf Hotel yesterday.
The (HC)3 technology is a hydrocracking process used for upgrading bottom of the barrel, bitumen or heavy oil into synthetic crude or ultra clean liquid fuels.
is on the forefront in the development and commercialization of coal and heavy oil conversion, catalysis and catalytic processes that produce alternate fuels and chemicals while improving energy efficiency and reducing environmental risks.