Here is a good webpage as a primer for kerosene fuel.
I'm thinking that most of your kerosene will be used in lamps and stoves to be used for lights and cooking. There are a wide variety of equipment out there which use kerosene for fuel. They work well and are still used in developing countries. In America we use kerosene mostly for portable heaters in our workshops. They do an excellent job.
Kerosene heaters operate without electricity and have been use for over a century indoors. Kerosene lamps, stoves and heaters are ideal for emergency situations.
The above site is really good so I advise reading all of it, especially the link on kerosene cookers and heaters.
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