paraffin-base crude


paraffin-base crude
A type of crude oil containing predominantly paraffin hydrocarbons as distinguished from asphaltic and naphthenic-base crudes. It is a source of high quality lubricating oils.

Petroleum refining glossary. 2013.

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  • asphalt-base — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : containing relatively large amounts of asphalt forming substances : yielding asphaltic residues on refining used especially of crude petroleum; compare naphthene base, paraffin base …   Useful english dictionary

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