Synonym: crude, crude oil, fossil oil, rock oil. Similar words: perpetrate, role, parole, patrol, control, metropolis, proletariat, metropolitan. Meaning: [pɪ'trəʊlɪəm] n. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons.
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1 This land is rich with petroleum.
2 Petroleum engineers plan and manage the extraction of oil.
3 The petroleum price will be unfrozen next month.
4 They refined crude oil into various petroleum products.
5 They refine crude oil into various petroleum products.
6 His career as a petroleum engineer has kept him on the move .
7 Unemployment in the petroleum indusry has rocketed since the beginning of last year.
8 Plastic-producing petroleum is a finite resource.
9 Lomak Petroleum; and First Union Corp.,[www.Sentencedict.com] regional bank.
10 Though petroleum still makes up four-fifths of export earnings, he has made the country less dependent on oil.
11 The coal and petroleum are the great reserves of fossil fuels that we have relied on to power our industrial societies.
12 The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' likely response is to do as little as possible.
13 Our addiction to petroleum can only be managed by incorporating environmental impacts in fuel costs.
14 The government also subsidizes basic goods, including sugar,[Sentencedict.com] petroleum and wheat.
15 A petroleum engineer with 3 5 years of international experience.
16 For distillation, refining or other processing of petroleum or petroleum products 3.
17 A little oil or petroleum jelly on the thread will help.
18 On Sept. 15 the government raised petroleum prices by 18 percent in an attempt to reduce the fiscal deficit.
19 The purpose of oil refinery is to refine crude petroleum.
20 There, they would reduce the need for oil products such as kerosene and petroleum gas.
21 Some is based on observations from real spills; some is projected theoretically from the viscosities and boiling points of petroleum products.
22 Micropalaeontological studies on recovered core samples have been used for stratigraphical studies on behalf of petroleum exploration companies.
23 Extreme circumstances may arise when it could be right so to hold: see Halsey v. Esso Petroleum Co.
24 Take any prescribed drugs with your breakfast and apply the plasters, petroleum jelly etc to help you on your way.
25 There will be a commercial in which Jimmy Johnson and Pat Riley endorse some sort of petroleum product.
26 Suitable source rocks, the remaining essential ingredient for a petroleum prospect, are expected but have yet to be proved.
27 Because the liquid is non-toxic, more birds are likely to survive the ordeal than if petroleum were involved, he said.
28 Suprex has introduced the Aromatic Analyser which determines the aromatic content of petroleum fuels.
29 The proposal would end a long-running dispute between the Internal Revenue and the petroleum producers.
30 The Clinton administration would not release oil from the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help bring prices down.
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