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    Future Distillate Fuels: What, When, Where, and How Stable?

    Published: Jan 1981

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    While there are several alternative sources of middle distillate fuels, each has its own problems and limitations. Storage and thermal stability will become increasingly important as liquids from coal and shale become a part of the commercial stream. Stability testing implies that the severity of processing required will be controlled by the level of stability specified.


    storage stability, thermal stability, synfuels, heavy crudes, syncrudes, processing

    Author Information:

    Brinkman, DW
    Project manager, DOE/Bartlesville Energy Technology Center, Bartesville, Okla.

    White, EW
    Chemical engineer, David W. Taylor Naval Ship R&D Center, Annapolis, Md.

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.14

    DOI: 10.1520/STP28358S

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