Meaning of PETROLEUM in English

PETROLEUM

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

oil/petroleum/sugar refinery

petroleum jelly

refined sugar/oil/petroleum

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

company

The leaded petrol market is shrinking so fast that some major petroleum companies have discontinued refining leaded petrol.

gas

Flammable petroleum gas escaping through rock vents created the sacred pillars of fire worshipped by Zoroastrians.

There, they would reduce the need for oil products such as kerosene and petroleum gas .

industry

The offshore petroleum industry training organisation has now established a data base to provide details of the courses attended.

jelly

Take any prescribed drugs with your breakfast and apply the plasters, petroleum jelly etc to help you on your way.

Have you rubbed on petroleum jelly or applied any necessary plasters?

A little oil or petroleum jelly on the thread will help.

price

On Sept. 15 the government raised petroleum prices by 18 percent in an attempt to reduce the fiscal deficit.

product

As more oilfields were discovered, petroleum products increased by more than 16 times in the 1920s.

Some is based on observations from real spills; some is projected theoretically from the viscosities and boiling points of petroleum products .

There were also transport and pipeline problems and overall output of petroleum products was down on 1988.

Heherson Alvarez said disagreements over the taxation of imported petroleum products has stalled the passage of an oil industry deregulation bill.

An industry that deals with petroleum products tends, by its nature, to be inherently dangerous.

Local oil companies want a 10 percent tariff on refined petroleum products and 3 percent duty for imported crude oil.

Officials said that the move was temporary and that the companies would be paid for supplying petroleum products .

revenue

Mr Lamont plausibly presented his reforms of petroleum revenue tax as taking sensible cognisance of a much-changed industry.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

petroleum -based plastic

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A petroleum engineer with 3 5 years of international experience.

For distillation, refining or other processing of petroleum or petroleum products 3.

Huge industrial sectors built up in the 70s and 80s-including petroleum , telecommunications and automobiles-will be especially vulnerable.

Local oil companies want a 10 percent tariff on refined petroleum products and 3 percent duty for imported crude oil.

Plastic-producing petroleum is a finite resource.

Repsol is a bigger refiner than producer, and buys up to 75 percent of the petroleum it uses.

Suprex has introduced the Aromatic Analyser which determines the aromatic content of petroleum fuels.

The gap between low cost and high value makes petroleum a highly political resource.

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