fuel oil

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fuel oil

n.
A liquid or liquefiable petroleum product that is used to generate heat or power.

fuel oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) a liquid petroleum product having a flash point above 37.8°C: used as a substitute for coal in industrial furnaces, domestic heaters, ships, and locomotives

fu′el oil`


n.
an oil used for fuel, esp. one used as a substitute for coal, as crude petroleum.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fuel oil - a petroleum product used for fuelfuel oil - a petroleum product used for fuel  
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
gas oil - an oil formed through distillation of petroleum of intermediate boiling range and viscosity
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5 percent global sulfur cap for marine bunker fuels, panelists said at the Connecticut Maritime Association conference as questions remain about potential alternatives.
One of the issues hindering the growth of coastal shipping has been the levy of customs and central excise duty on bunker fuels which raises cost of transportation.
The global ship fuel industry is at the start of a new wave as international regulations on emissions controls now mean that ships within restricted areas must use bunker fuels which contain a maximum sulphur content of 0.
GAC Bunker Fuels has appointed Colin Holloway as global trading manager.
GAC, a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, said its bunker fuels unit has been awarded the ISO 9001 certification by DNV after passing the latest audit for marine fuel and lubricants trading and brokerage.
oil company Chevron is negotiating an agreement with the Dutch company Vopak, the world's largest independent storage tank terminal operator, to convert the refinery in Bahia Las Minas into a hub for the interregional market for petroleum products and bunker fuels, reports Prensa.
GAC, the world's leading shipping, logistics and marine services company has announced the appointment of Anthony Mollet as the General Manager of GAC Bunker Fuels (GACBF) with immediate effect.
As a result ship owners - large and small - are at risk of being harmed financially from operational downtime and regulatory fines caused from off-specification bunker fuels.
By contrast, firm demand bunker fuels demand kept ex-wharf premiums of 380-cst fuel at a near 2-week high of $2.
The integrated package of support services at multiple ports for the 93-metre long three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner 'Eos' was co-ordinated by the GAC Bunker Fuels specialised superyacht department based in Southampton, UK, said a statement.
In addition bunker quantity surveys, available on a global basis, help protect the ship owner and operator's financial interests when taking delivery of bunker fuels.
India has extended the benefit of nil custom and production tax on bunker fuels to domestic coastal movement of containers, in a move to decongest its roads and reduce carbon emissions, a government statement said.