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light oil

[′līt ¦ȯil]
(materials)
A coal tar fraction obtained by distillation; boiling range, 110-210°C; used as a source of benzene, toluene, phenol, and cresols. Also known as coal tar light oil.
Any oil having a boiling range of 110-210°C.
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GEOCAN's existing heavy oil oriented asset base will be offset with comparable levels of medium and light oil and gas reserves and production, moving GEOCAN into the mainstream of high quality junior oil and gas companies
President and CEO Sveinung Svarte said Athabasca had received a number of bids from parties having interest in its 140,000-hectare Alberta Duvernay light oil collaboration by the end of November, when it had expected the process to be completed.
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625 sections of 100% working interest lands in the emerging Viking light oil play in the Halkirk and Battle areas of central Alberta.
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confirmed today the discovery of light oil at the Kangaroo-1 exploration well drilling on block S-M-1101, in the Santos basin, offshore Brazil.
Genoil believes that by upgrading the 13 million bbls/d of refinery residuals into lighter distillates, the dependency of the world on Middle Eastern light oil can be significantly decreased.
The purchased assets support and strengthen Pengrowth Energy s position in Alberta Lochend Cardium light oil resource play, which takes its Lochend Cardium land holdings to 44 net sections.
announced acquisition of additional Lochend Cardium assets having production capability of around 650 boe/d, weighted 95 percent to light oil.
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