RVP blending values listed for light HCs

William Ed Smith IV Consultant Newark, Del. William E. Morris Consultant Wilmington, Del. Gasoline blending takes place in large storage tanks as one of the final steps at a refinery, such as this 85,000-b/d refinery at McPherson, Kan., operated by the National Cooperative Refinery Association. Blending is controlled by valves directed from a control room that specifies the desired components, or gasoline blend stocks, into the finished-gasoline storage tank. Some refineries use computerized in-line blending. Older refineries may use manual procedures of controlling the blending into the finished gasoline storage tanks, called batch blending. Photo from NCRA. Reid vapor pressure (rvp) ...

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