Patent Number: 8,876,920

Title: Fuel composition for use in gasoline engines

Abstract: A fuel composition for use in gasoline engines which has excellent acceleration characteristics at high speeds and excellent fuel consumption. The fuel composition of this invention for use in gasoline engines satisfies the conditions: (1) the research octane number is not less than 90; (2) the density is in the range of from 0.740 to 0.760 g/cm3; (3) the distillation temperature at 50 vol % distilled is in the range of from 95 to 105 .degree. C., the distillation temperature at 90 vol % distilled is in the range of from 160 to 180.degree. C., and the distillation end point is not more than 220.degree. C.; and (4) the content of aromatic hydrocarbons with 9 or more carbon atoms is in the range of from 12 to 20% by volume, and the indane content is in the range of from 1.5 to 3.0% by volume.

Inventors: Fukuya; Hideto (Tokyo, JP), Okabe; Nobuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Sasaki; Shinya (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Shell Oil Company

International Classification: C10L 1/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00