gas oil


Definition of gas oil

: a hydrocarbon oil used as a fuel oil especially : a petroleum distillate intermediate in boiling range and viscosity between kerosene and lubricating oil

Examples of gas oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bulgaria would get a transition period until June or December 2024 and Croatia could get an exemption for imports of vacuum gas oil. Ewa Krukowska,, 30 May 2022 Refiners on the Gulf Coast in particular may find one hurdle to maxing out rates is finding a replacement for Russia’s vacuum gas oil, a key feedstock for their gasoline-making fluid catalytic crackers. Barbara J Powell,, 30 Mar. 2022 If a ban were imposed, refiners will struggle to find alternative supplies of vacuum gas oil and fuel oil, which U.S. refiners process into gasoline. Joe Wallace, WSJ, 7 Mar. 2022 The owner's manual calls for the gas oil mix to use 20 weight motor oil. Motormouth Bob Weber, Star Tribune, 7 May 2021 Lebanon, too, was waiting for a Kuwaiti tanker set to deliver gas oil to one of the country’s major power plants, local media reported Friday. Los Angeles Times, 28 Mar. 2021 The company investigated the incident and found that too much gas oil was added during the start-up of the unit, which helps produce gasoline. Conrad Swanson, The Denver Post, 27 Dec. 2019 Powered by a combination of batteries and marine gas oil, the Roald Amundsen sailed from Tromso to Hamburg in July, producing 20% fewer emissions than other ships of the same size, according to Daniel Skjeldam, Hurtigruten's CEO. Natalie Croker, CNN, 3 Oct. 2019 Texas International Terminals will operate a crude distillation unit in Galveston that will be supplied with bunker fuel and marine gas oil from affiliate GCC Bunkers. Marissa Luck, Houston Chronicle, 28 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of gas oil

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Gas oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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