Origin of petrol
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His wife works for Suncor, a Canadian Petrol company that was among the first to operate in the tar sands.Our Trip to The Climate War's Ground Zero|Darren Aronofsky|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pro-Russian activists rushed inside for shelter, and soon both sides were hurling petrol bombs at each other.Ukraine’s Vigilante Peacemakers|James Kirchick|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Petrol will disappear but the national park will last forever,” he said.Can Gorillas Save the Democratic Republic of the Congo?|Nina Strochlic|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It crowd-sources petrol prices and was widely used during a recent petrol shortage in Kampala.Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks|Mike Miesen|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gray smoke from its engine mingled with petrol fumes and a metallic smell of burning.Tina Brown: No, Conspiracy Theorists, Princess Diana Was Not Murdered|Tina Brown|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Only the petrol tins they took for water right and left of their pathway up the cliff; huge diamonds in the evening sun.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Evidently the petrol had burnt out; but not so the fire, alas!Sarah's School Friend|May Baldwin
"Plenty of petrol—enough for all night, I should say," he reported.
Would you mind telling me how you are equipped with oil and petrol?
Hannam, assisted by Bickerton, Madigan and others, had laid heavy and firm foundations for the petrol-motor and generator.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson