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

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000187277D
Publication Date: 2009-Sep-02

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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 811

PADD 3

Sample Ty pe PU

Emissions Ty pe RFG

Season Summer

Date Sampled 6/22/2008 11:17:00 AM

Surv ey Area HOUSTON, TX

RVP, D 5191, psi 6.76

ETOH, Wt, D 5599 (D 4815 f or Calif ornia Samples) 11.09807

EtOH, Vol, D 5599 (D 4815 f or Calif ornia Samples) 10.28868

Corrected Aromatics, D 1319, % 15.0715

Corrected Olef ins, D 1319, % 10.49622

Sulf ur, D 5453, ppm

Sulf ur, D 2622, ppm 21.4

Sulf ur (D5453 or D2622), ppm 21.4

Ev ap_10, D 86, Deg F 136

Ev ap_50, D 86, Deg F 214

Ev ap_90, D 86, Deg F 305

RON, D 2699 98.8

MON, D 2700 88.1

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 0.002 0.002 i-Butane 4 I 58.124 8.61 75-28-5 0.011 0.014 0.017 isobutene 4 I 58.124 9.36 115-11-7 0.002 0.003 0.003 Butene-1 4 O 56.108 9.4 106-98-9 0.003 0.004 0.004 n-Butane 4 P 58.124 9.72 106-97-8 0.254 0.319 0.389 t-Butene-2 4 O 56.108 10.17 624-64-6 0.017 0.021 0.028 2,2-Dimethy lpropane 4 I 72.151 10.29 463-82-1 0.026 0.032 0.032 c-Butene-2 4 O 56.108 10.85 590-18-1 0.015 0.017 0.023 Ethanol 2 OX 46.07 12.66 64-17-5 11.098 10.289 21.469

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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 0.787 0.915 1.000 i-Pentane 5 I 72.151 14.38 78-78-4 6.800 8.008 8.399 Pentene-1 5 O 70.135 15.9 109-67-1 0.234 0.266 0.297

2-Methy lbutene-1 5 I 70.135 16.7 563-46-2 0.547 0.615 0.696 n-Pentane 5 P 72.151 17.2 109-66-0 0.960 1.119 1.185 t-Pentene-2 5 O 70.135 18.25 646-04-8 1.321 1.488 1.679

3,3-Dimethy lbutene-1 6 O 84.162 19.11 558-37-2 0.011 0.012 0.012 c-Pentene-2 5 O 70.135 19.23 627-20-3 0.575 0.641 0.731

 2-Methy lbutene-2 5 O 70.135 19.87 513-35-9 1.633 1.799 2.07...