Refined petroleum products

Refined petroleum products
  Refined petroleum products include but are not limited to gasolines, kerosene, distillates (including No. 2 fuel oil), liquefied petroleum gas, asphalt, lubricating oils, diesel fuels, and residual fuels.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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