diesel oil


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diesel oil

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diesel fuel

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(Automotive Engineering) a fuel obtained from petroleum distillation that is used in diesel engines. It has a relatively low ignition temperature (540°C) and is ignited by the heat of compression. Also called (Brit): derv See also cetane number
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Noun1.diesel oil - a heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel enginesdiesel oil - a heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel engines
derv - diesel oil used in cars and lorries with diesel engines; from d(iesel) e(ngine) r(oad) v(ehicle)
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
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Similarly, the revised rates of kerosene oil and light diesel oil recorded a hike of RsRs1.69 and Rs1.68 per litre, respectively.
Similarly, the revised rates of kerosene oil and light diesel oil recorded a hike of Rs1.69 and Rs1.68 per litre, respectively.
Meanwhile, the prices of kerosene and light diesel oil saw an increase of Rs1.69 and Rs1.68 per litre respectively.
Meanwhile, the price of high-speed diesel has been increased by Rs4.50 per litre, kerosene by Rs1.69 and light diesel oil by Rs1.68.
According to sources, Ogra has also proposed Rs4.89 per liter increase in price of high speed diesel, light diesel oil Rs6.40 and increase of Rs7.46 in kerosene price.
In addition to it, the government is also charging Rs18 per litre petroleum levy, Rs14 per litre on petrol, Rs6 per litre kerosene oil and Rs3 per litre on light diesel oil.
The government has also increased the price of kerosene oil and light diesel oil (LDO) by Rs 3 per litre, said the notification issued by the Finance Division.
While bonded bunker fuel sales were lower, the country's bonded marine diesel oil sales were slightly better, rising 22.2 percent month on month in June.
MANILA -- The 1,200MEGAWATT (MW) Ilijan natural gas plant in Batangas is set to shift to diesel oil for the summer, when the Malampaya gas field operation temporarily shuts down for platform installation, so that the facility can provide muchneeded additional power to the Luzon grid.