Diesel, when used as a solvent, can be especially detrimental to the seller.
Diesel precipitates much of the asphaltenes and heavier hydrocarbons on contact. This means that the purchaser’s measurements will reflect a higher BS&W content than would be recorded with a more “operator friendly” solvent.
- stoodard solvent
- touluene, water saturated
- xylene, water saturated
- white gasoline