blending stock

blending stock

[′blen·diŋ ‚stäk]
(chemical engineering)
Any substance used for compounding gasoline, including natural gasoline, catalytically reformed products, and additives. Also known as blendstock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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" Octomax is a novel technology developed in- house by the research and development centre of Indian Oil for production of highoctane gasoline blending stock from the C4 stream to give very high octane number of the product," the statement said.
Ethanol, an ideal blending stock for gasoline production, will help in meeting the rising gasoline demand of India, concluded the companies.
Last week, a document from Venezuela's state-run energy company PDVSA seen by Reuters showed Venezuela was considering importing crude oil for the first time and could use Algerian light crude as blending stock to boost sales of its own extra-heavy oil.
and the market is short of blending stock to blend down these," a trader said.
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Blending stocks with other holdings, such as bonds, can dampen overall volatility and provide valuable comfort when eguities plunge.