Origin of petroleum
Related formspe·tro·le·ous, adjective
Examples from the Web for petroleum
The petroleum industry has depicted fracking as a few antiseptic drills dug on peaceful farmland.
Michael keeps his cool until he sees piles of Petroleum Coke on the banks of the Athabasca.
Petroleum from up here is often called the dirtiest oil in the world.
By contrast, petroleum engineering and metallurgy degrees promise median earnings of $120,000 and $80,000.
If a woman wants to be a teacher rather than a miner, or a veterinarian rather than a petroleum engineer, more power to her.
The bitumens are represented in the island by asphalt, a low-grade coal, and seepages of petroleum.Cuba, Old and New|Albert Gardner Robinson
In the authors opinion natural gas and petroleum have been formed in this way12 (Figs. 61 and 62).The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
The city is a headquarters of the Standard Oil Company, and the refining of petroleum is one of the principal industries.
It has in one part a spring of petroleum or rock oil, and one of its mountains is a volcano.
If 'Petroleum' would impart his talent to me, I would swap places with him!The Lincoln Story Book|Henry L. Williams