light tight

light tight

(līt tīt)
Referring to a darkroom with no visible white light leaks that would interfere with the diagnostic quality of radiographs.
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The US oil supply is likely to grow in the coming years with significant growth in Light Tight Oil (LTO) production.
First to be hit was the flow of light, sweet crude (the stuff that contains lots of small hydrocarbon molecules that are easily turned into products like gasoline -- hence, light -- and very little sulphur -- hence, sweet) from Nigeria, which was replaced in American refineries by domestically produced light tight oil from shale.
Previously, he served as chairman and president of Shell Oil Company and as an executive committee member of Royal Dutch Shell, where he directed a broad portfolio, from traditional oil and gas development to emerging technologies in a wide range of areas, including heavy oil, onshore gas, light tight oil, deepwater, wind and biofuels.
Heavy oil could be in heavy demand, at least in the short term, as a result of implications of the light tight oil phenomenon in North America."
Heavy oil could be in heavy demand, at least in the short-term, as a result of implications of the light tight oil phenomenon in the US.'
This underpins a record increase in US light tight oil production of 1.3 million barrels a day in 2018.
An oil pump in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas, which is a primary source of 'light tight oil' (LTO).
And the chief culprit is US light tight oil (shale), whose volumes are helping to both offset some of the supplies taken off the market by OPEC/non-OPEC this year and slow the drawdown of crude stocks from storage tanks.
The chief culprit is the US light tight oil (shale), whose volumes are helping to both offset some of the supplies taken off the market by OPEC/non-OPEC this year and slow the drawdown of crude stocks from storage tanks.
Furthermore, the agency predicts that non-Opec production will drop by 500,000 barrels a day, including a 400,000-barrels-a-day reduction in US production of light tight oil in 2016.
US production of light tight oil production had peaked and was expected to decline by 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2016, he added, tightening supplies further.