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API_gravity

API gravity:  American Petroleum Institute measure of specific gravity of crude oil or condensate in degrees. An arbitrary scale expressing the gravity or density of liquid petroleum products. The measuring scale is calibrated in terms of degrees API; it is calculated as follows:

    Degrees API = (141.5 / sp.gr.60 deg.F/60 deg.F) - 131.5

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