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Fuel Sample - HOUSTON TX- Petroleum Administration for Defense District (PADD) 3

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000187114D
Publication Date: 2009-Sep-01

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Abstract

API conducted a program to collect detailed chemical composition data from a broad range of commercial gasoline samples with objective of using this information as “prior arts” to maximize freedom of operations on a broad spectrum of fuel compositions.

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Fuel Sample - HOUSTON, TX - Petroleum Administration for Defense District (PADD) 3

The f ollowing pages contain inf ormation on the chemical composition and property characteristics of a commercial

gasoline f uel sample collected in a specif ied geographic area denoted by city , state and "PADD" number. PADD is

an acrony m meaning "Petroleum Administration f or Def ense Districts" and is commonly used by agencies such

as the US Energy Inf ormation Administration f or classif y ing petroleum product supply and consumption patterns.

See f igure at right

For additional details on the study that created this report, please consult "Hy drocarbon Composition and Fuel

Properties of Commercial Gasolines" IPCOM000186443

located at http://priorartdatabase.com/IPCOM/000186443 .

Also, f or a summary statistical analy sis of the property v alues f or all of the commercial gasoline f uel samples

reported in the abov e-ref erenced study , please consult the spreadsheet entitled "Hy drocarbon Composition and

Fuel Properties of Commercial Gasolines - Data Summaries" IPCOM000186444D

located at http://priorartdatabase.com/IPCOM/000186444 .

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SwRI Sample Identif ication 818

PADD 3

Sample Ty pe PU

Emissions Ty pe RFG

Season Summer

Date Sampled 6/22/2008 11:49:00 AM

Surv ey Area HOUSTON, TX

RVP, D 5191, psi 7.09

ETOH, Wt, D 5599 (D 4815 f or Calif ornia Samples) 11.5917

EtOH, Vol, D 5599 (D 4815 f or Calif ornia Samples) 11.0471

Corrected Aromatics, D 1319, % 29.97713

Corrected Olef ins, D 1319, % 7.738902

Sulf ur, D 5453, ppm

Sulf ur, D 2622, ppm 38.5

Sulf ur (D5453 or D2622), ppm 38.5

Ev ap_10, D 86, Deg F 136

Ev ap_50, D 86, Deg F 213

Ev ap_90, D 86, Deg F 326

RON, D 2699 98.9

MON, D 2700 87.5

Component Carbon # Type M.W . Avg R.T. Cas No wt % Identified vol % Identified mole % Identified

    Propane 3 P 44.097 7.37 74-98-6 0.001 0.001 0.002 i-Butane 4 I 58.124 8.61 75-28-5 0.053 0.073 0.079 isobutene 4 I 58.124 9.36 115-11-7 0.007 0.009 0.011 Butene-1 4 O 56.108 9.4 106-98-9 0.012 0.015 0.018 n-Butane 4 P 58.124 9.72 106-97-8 1.885 2.449 2.800 t-Butene-2 4 O 56.108 10.17 624-64-6 0.124 0.154 0.190 2,2-Dimethy lpropane 4 I 72.151 10.29 463-82-1 0.013 0.017 0.015 c-Butene-2 4 O 56.108 10.85 590-18-1 0.163 0.197 0.251 Ethanol 2 OX 46.07 12.66 64-17-5 11.592 11.047 21.719

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Component Carbon # Type M.W . Avg R.T. Cas No wt % Identified vol % Identified mole % Identified

3-Methy lbutene-1 5 O 70.135 12.93 563-45-1 0.793 0.951 0.976 i-Pentane 5 I 72.151 14.38 78-78-4 5.316 6.451 6.360 Pentene-1 5 O 70.135 15.9 109-67-1 0.264 0.309 0.324

2-Methy lbutene-1 5 I 70.135 16.7 563-46-2 0.489 0.565 0.601 n-Pentane 5 P 72.151 17.2 109-66-0 0.661 0.794 0.791

2-Methy l-1,3-Butadiene 5 O 68.119 17.68 78-79-5 0.015 0.017 0.019 t-Pentene-2 5 O 70.135 18.25 646-04-8 0.725 0.841 0.892

3,3-Dimethy lbutene-1 6 O 84.162 19.11 558-37-2 0.007 0.009 0.008 c-Pentene-2 5 O 70.135 19.23 627-20-3 0.399 0.458...