English translation: Nafta: GASOLINE; Gas oil: DIESEL FUEL
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14:28 Jun 19, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase:GAS OIL - NAFTA
sORRY... I´M IN SUCH A HURRY THAT I WAS NOT CLEAR ENOUGH.
I KNOW CARS CAN HAVE NAFTA OR GASOIL.
IS NAFTA GASOLINE IN ENGLISH?
IS GASOIL DIESEL GAS IN ENGLISH)
HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS! SORRY :)
Explanation: I have seen these two terms in English documents. I have found the following definitions in Webster's. Gas oil: An oily liquid obtained in the fractional distillation of petroleum, boiling between the kerosene and lubricating oil fractions; used esp. as diesel fuel and heating oil. Naphtha: A flammable, volatile, oily liquid produced by the fractional distillation of petroleum: it is the fraction that boils between gasoline and kerosene and it is used as fuel, solvent and illuminant.... I also found similar definitions in Babylon. I believe they are technical terms widely used in the oil industry. Saludos.
Webster's Dictionary Babylon's Oil and Gas Field Glossary