reformulated gasoline


reformulated gasoline
Fuel with less volatility and reduced levels especially of toxic hydrocarbons.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Reformulated Gasoline — (RFG)   Finished gasoline formulated for use in motor vehicles, the composition and properties of which meet the requirements of the reformulated gasoline regulations promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Section 211(k) of …   Energy terms

  • reformulated gasoline — noun Gasoline with additives used to help prevent air pollution. i.e. MTBE and ethanol are popular additives …   Wiktionary

  • reformulated gasoline — /rifɔmjəleɪtəd gæsəˈlin/ (say reefawmyuhlaytuhd gasuh leen) noun US petrol which has been blended so that it will burn more cleanly and reduce air pollution. Abbrev.: RFG …   Australian English dictionary

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  • gasoline — A hydrocarbon fuel used in the internal combustion engine. Gasoline is refined from crude oil which is made up of fossilized plant and animal remains. Also see ethyl gasoline lead free gasoline leaded gasoline oxygenated gasolines premium… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending — (RBOB)   Motor gasoline blending components intended for blending with oxygenates to produce finished reformulated gasoline.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Gasoline treated as blendstock — (GTAB)   Non certified Foreign Refinery gasoline classified by an importer as blendstock to be either blended or reclassified with respect to reformulated or conventional gasoline. GTAB is classified as either reformulated or conventional quality …   Energy terms

  • Gasoline grades —   The classification of gasoline by octane ratings. Each type of gasoline (conventional, oxygenated, and reformulated) is classified by three grades Regular, Midgrade, and Premium. Note: Gasoline sales are reported by grade in accordance with… …   Energy terms

  • Oxygenated gasoline —   Finished motor gasoline, other than reformulated gasoline, having an oxygen content of 2.7percent or higher by weight and required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be sold in areas designated by EPA as carbon monoxide (CO)… …   Energy terms

  • Conventional gasoline —   Finished motor gasoline not included in the oxygenated or reformulated gasoline categories. Note: This category excludes reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending (RBOB) as well as other blendstock.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy… …   Energy terms


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