barrels per stream day


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barrels per stream day

[′bar·əlz pər ¦strēm ‚dā]
(chemical engineering)
A measurement used to denote rate of oil or oil-product flow while a fluid-processing unit is in continuous operation. Abbreviated BSD.
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Operable capacity is the sum of the operating and idle capacity and is measured in barrels per calendar day or barrels per stream day.
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