What is crude?

  • (adj): Devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment.
    Example: "The crude facts"
    Synonyms: blunt, stark
    See also — Additional definitions below


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List Of Crude Oil Products - Sources
... Energy Information Administration World Crude Oil Prices BP Crude Grades Intertek Crude Oil Grades and Types MeGlobalOil Carriage of Heavy Grade Oil Statoil.com Crude oil assays EnergyIntel.com The Crude ...
List Of Crude Oil Products - Benchmarks
... are North America's West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI), North Sea Brent Crude, and the UAE Dubai Crude, and their pricing is used as a barometer for the entire petroleum industry, although, in total, there are ... Brent Crude is typically priced at about $2 dollars over the WTI Spot price, which is typically priced $5 to $6 dollars above the EIA's Imported Refiner Acquisition ... Although crude oil assays evaluate various chemical properties of the oil, the two most important properties determining a crude's value are its density (measured as ...
... Crude can refer to Petroleum in its unprocessed form ("crude oil"), including Brent crude oil Heavy crude oil Light crude oil Sweet crude oil Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil, a type of sweet ...
Sapphire Energy - Products
... It has produced "green" gasoline from a synthetic crude oil made from algae ... The algae yield a crude oil replacement that is literally green, and according to the company, the "green crude" meets fuel quality standards and is completely compatible with the existing petroleum infrastructure ... Gasoline produced from the green crude achieved a 91 octane rating while meeting fuel quality standards ...
Tapis Crude
... Tapis crude is a Malaysian crude oil used as a pricing benchmark in Singapore ... While it is not traded on a market like Brent Crude or West Texas Intermediate, it is often used as an oil marker for Asia and Australia ... is commonly considerably higher than the price of crude oil commonly referred to in the market commentary heard on radio or television ...

More definitions of "crude":

  • (adj): Belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness.
    Example: "The crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"
    Synonyms: primitive, rude
  • (adj): Not processed or subjected to analysis.
    Example: "Only the crude vital statistics"
    Synonyms: raw
  • (adj): Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent.
    Example: "A crude joke"; "crude behavior"
    Synonyms: coarse, earthy, gross, vulgar
  • (adj): Not carefully or expertly made.
    Example: "Managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"
    Synonyms: rough

Famous quotes containing the word crude:

    Variability is one of the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife you are sure to have a spiritual harem.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    Of course you will pooh-pooh whatever’s fresh and new, and declare
    it’s crude and mean;
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    As our actual present world ... shows itself more clearly—our world of an aristocracy materialised and null, a middle-class purblind and hideous, a lower class crude and brutal—we shall turn our eyes again, and to more purpose, upon this passionate and dauntless soldier of a forlorn hope.
    Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)