distillate fuel oil


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distillate fuel oil

[′dis·tə‚lāt ′fyül ‚ȯil]
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A classification for one of the overhead fractions produced from crude oil in conventional distillation operations.
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(1.) Distillate fuel oil is a general classification for one of the fractions produced from crude oil.
A distillate fuel oil made by blending distillate fuel oil and residual fuel oil stocks.
High-Sulfur Distillate Fuel Oil. Distillate fuel oil having sulfur content greater than 500 ppm.
A general classification of refined petroleum products that includes distillate fuel oil and kerosene.
Products obtained include ethane; liquefied petroleum gases (propane, butanes, propane-butane mixtures, ethanepropane mixtures); isopentane; and other small quantities of finished products, such as motor gasoline, special naphthas, jet fuel, kerosene, and distillate fuel oil.