condensate

  

Definition

Gas oil, naphtha and other relatively light hydrocarbons (with some dissolved hydrocarbon gases such as butane and propane) which remain liquid at normal temperature and pressure. Recovered mainly from gas reservoirs, condensates are very similar to light stabilized crude oil and are used as feedstock for oil refining and other petrochemical industries.

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  • You need to know how different chemicals may react if they start to condensate and be prepared to handle them.

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  • I knew that it would condensate at that temperature because I read the book and it told me that it would do so.

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  • You need to be able to deal with any condensate that comes from any liquids that you are going to work with in your factory.

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