" 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.
Honeywell Green Diesel offers value as a blending stock
for refiners seeking to enhance existing diesel and to expand the diesel pool.
FAMEs are used as blending stock
for diesel fuel in refinery applications, and there is concern that other products using the same production, storage and transport systems, such as aviation turbine fuel, can become cross-contaminated with FAME and create problems with jet engine performance.
Aramco also sells a regular cargo of heavy sulphur gas oil of more than one percent each month, which is used as a blending stock
for fuel oil.- Reuters
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