Recent Examples of naphtha from the Web
Not only is the ethylene produced there much cheaper than naphtha abroad, but making more sophisticated chemicals and plastics in this region also saves on transport costs since much of American manufacturing is close by.
Venezuela imports about 2 million barrels of heavy naphtha per month, and all of it comes from U.S. Gulf refiners, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Lighting the hissing naphtha lamp mounted at the front of his metal canoe, Kerry Prosper prepares for a midsummer eel hunt on Nova Scotia’s Pomquet Harbour.
Meanwhile, naphtha demand will skyrocket – the derivative is used as feedstock in petrochemicals production.
Filling the page, an army made of iron and filled with naphtha thunders forth, spewing flames.
Qatar churned out 632,300 barrels a day of refined products including naphtha and jet fuel in 2016, mostly for export, according to OPEC’s annual report.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'naphtha.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of naphtha
First Known Use: 1543See Words from the same year
NAPHTHA Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up naphtha? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).