Re: Oil extraction
Actually during the early years of oil burning, many oil fired engines did burn crude oil.toggle quoted message Show quoted text
The bunker C (aka residual or #6 fuel oil) usually has to be heated for it to flow.
--- On Sun, 2/6/11, Benjamin Hom <b.hom@...> wrote:
From: Benjamin Hom <b.hom@...>
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Re: Oil extraction
Date: Sunday, February 6, 2011, 12:28 PM
Ed Mines asked:
"Did steam locos burn crude?"
No. While Bunker C appears to be crude oil at first look, it is actually the
heavier residue left behind after lighter fuels (gasoline, kerosene, diesel
fuel) have been distilled away.
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