The petroleum industry has depicted fracking as a few antiseptic drills dug on peaceful farmland.
Another fine life bled out beside a petroleum facility when he was killed by friendly fire.
They pump their haul of diluted bitumen into tanker cars in the terminal's loading yard, thick with the smell of petroleum.
By contrast, petroleum engineering and metallurgy degrees promise median earnings of $120,000 and $80,000.
In April, the value of petroleum products imported was $17.6 billion, down 11 percent from $19.8 billion in April 2012.
These petroleum lamps do not give much light, but the graduation of the light is easily effected with them.
petroleum is a mixture of various compounds known as hydrocarbons.
In recent years petroleum, long known to the natives, has added much to the wealth of Java.
The petroleum is conveyed by pipe lines to the refineries at Baku.
As fuel, my choice this time fell on petroleum (“snowflake”).
A thick, flammable, yellow-to-black mixture of gaseous, liquid, and solid hydrocarbons that occurs naturally beneath the Earth's surface. It can be separated into fractions including natural gas, gasoline, naphtha, kerosene, paraffin wax, asphalt, and fuel and lubricating oils, and is used as raw material for a wide variety of derivative products. It is believed to originate from the accumulated remains of fossil plants and animals, especially in shallow marine environments.