straight-run

straight-run

[′strāt ′rən]
(chemical engineering)
Petroleum fractions derived from the straight distillation of crude oil without chemical reaction or molecular modification. Also known as virgin.
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They started comprehensive testing of the CDU / VDU-6 unit with the vacuum distillation unit of the visbreaking residue was at the TATNEFT's TANECO Oil Refining Complex and received the first batch of straight-run gasoline.
Businessmen from the UAE, Panama, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan bought straight-run gasoline, colorless sheet glass, Portland cement and cotton yarn.
"Refineries in Europe are running at full capacity so that means there's more fuel oil, possibly also more straight-run fuel oil," said a Singapore-based fuel oil trader.
Entrepreneurs from Russia, the UAE and Panama purchased straight-run gasoline, residual oil and polypropylene produced by the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries.
"BP will have a bigger trading presence in the straight-run fuel oil market in China," he said.
It is often impractical or impossible to provide the required straight-run for a fully developed flow profile in large lines.
Its 4x1 format enhances flexibility and cost-effectiveness of straight-run production for the publisher's leading daily titles.
"Part of the apparently heavy January-arrival figures were actually straight-run fuel oils going into China as refining feedstocks that exist as a separate market from the high-sulphur cracked fuel oil that is traded daily," a Singapore-based Western trader said.
Typically, the National Iranian Oil Co (NIOC) sells another grade of fuel oil, its straight-run 280 cst parcels from Bandar Mahshahr into East Asia, mainly as refinery feedstocks into Singapore and China.
The National Iranian Oil Co (NIOC) has returned to full allocations of its straight-run 280-centistoke (cst) cargoes, for October-loading from Bandar Mahshahr to all its term buyers in both East Asia and the Middle East.
All of its fuel oil exports, of 300,000- 400,000 tons a month on average, including high-value refining feedstock such as vacuum gas oil (VGO) and straight-run parcels, have been transacted in the spot market during this period and it did not sign any term deals this year.
Rail Link (Stephane Pasquier, 2006) Jargon-buster Chute An extension of the racecourse, usually coming at the top of the home straight, to allow straight-run races from the start.