Meaning of PETROLEUM in English

PETROLEUM

Crude oil or any fraction thereof that is liquid under normal conditions of temperature and pressure. The term includes petroleum-based substances comprising a complex blend of hydrocarbons derived from crude oil through the process of separation, conversion, upgrading, and finishing, such as motor fuel, jet oil, lubricants, petroleum solvents, and used oil.

Environmental engineering English vocabulary.      Английский словарь экологического инжиниринга.