What Is Diesel Fuel Made of?


Diesel fuel is defined as any fluid used in the different diesel engines. Diesel fuel is usually made or refined from crude oil. It can also be made from alternative sources of alcohol and vegetable oil derivatives.
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Diesel fuel as is it's close cousin gasoline is refined from crude oil. Diesel fuel runs 70% of the words engines. It is easier to refine that gasoline but does have a higher sulfur content but recent advances have lessened the carbon emissions. Diesel has between 8 and 21 carbon atoms per molecule.
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