light crude oil


A type of petroleum classification given to oil with a low wax content. Unlike heavy crude oil, light crude oil is relatively easy to refine.

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It was light crude oil and I really liked ti as opposed to the other kind of oil that they had there.

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The light crude oil was included in the shipment straight to the United States of America as it was easy to refine.

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Despite the oil executive's insistence that light crude oil refineries would adhere to environmental regulations and produce less waste, the environmentalist remained skeptical.

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