fuel oil

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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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ASL Fuel Storage Tanks each 20,000 m3 capacity and one (1) Distillate Oil Storage Tank of 10,000 m3
Polk Power Station currently includes Polk Unit 1, a 250-MW integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) baseload facility and Polk Units 2 and 3, 160-MW natural gas or distillate oil fueled peaking units.
As well, it will assist Shell Canada in achieving the federal mandate of 2 percent renewable content in diesel fuel and heating distillate oil requirements.
Base load NOx emissions of below 10 ppmv firing natural gas and below 25 ppmv firing liquid fuels such as distillate oil at full engine operating conditions;
The data included bad news for consumers of distillate oil, as inventories slid one million barrels to 114.
Distillate oil will be the fuel for the initial operation of the plant, while a pipeline is being prepared to supply gas.
Commercial operation is scheduled to begin in January, 2003, with distillate oil as the primary fuel.