||A unit of volume equal to 42 U.S. gallons.
||The lightest of all gases, occurring chiefly in combination with oxygen in water; exists also
in acids, bases, alcohols, petroleum, and other hydrocarbons.
||A normally gaseous branch-chain hydrocarbon. It is a colorless paraffinic gas that boils at a
temperature of 10.9º F. It is extracted from natural gas or refinery gas streams.
||A saturated branch-chain hydrocarbon. It is a
colorless liquid that boils at a temperature of 156.2 degrees
||Isooctane (C8H18). A saturated branch-chain hydrocarbon with chemical name 2,2,4 Trimethylpentane.
It is a colorless liquid that boils at a temperature of 211 degrees Fahrenheit. It defines the 100 point
on the octane rating scale.
||A saturated branch-chain hydrocarbon obtained by fractionation of natural gasoline or
isomerization of normal pentane.
|Petroleum Administration for Defense (PAD) Districts
||Geographic aggregations of the 50 States and the District of Columbia into five districts
by the Petroleum Administration for Defense in 1950. These districts were originally defined
during World War II for purposes of administering oil allocation.
Description and maps of PAD Districts and Refining Districts.
||The maximum amount of product that can be produced from processing
||An installation that manufactures finished petroleum products from crude oil, unfinished oils,
natural gas liquids, other hydrocarbons, and oxygenates.