(Gas) Mixing gases of different specifications to produce one within the required gas specification.
(Crude) Sometimes crudes are blended near source when the same storage terminal or pipeline is used. An example is Brent blend – a blend of crudes from various fields in the East Shetland Basin. Also used to create components for gasoline. Mixing or blending different liquid or gaseous commodities to the optimal specification helps maximise the commercial value of the resultant product.