Any of the raw or semifinished materials which move to the various units of a refinery or petrochemical plant. Crude is a feedstock, but the term is mainly used to describe raw materials after the distillation process which in turn go on to more sophisticated units at the refinery. VGO, catfeed, naphtha, condensate and straight run residual fuel are commonly referred to as feedstocks.
FREE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Learn more practical information like this in the OPIS Weekly Energy Update. It’s a FREE newsletter full of exclusive content, insight and education on the global energy market.