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synonyms for petroleum

  • crude oil
  • fossil fuel
  • fuel
  • gas
  • gasoline
  • kerosene
  • natural gas
  • petrol
  • naphtha
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How to use petroleum in a sentence

The toothbrush probably contains plastic, which is made from petroleum, a fossil fuel.
BILL GATES: HERE'S A FORMULA THAT EXPLAINS WHERE WE NEED TO INVEST IN CLIMATE INNOVATIONBILL GATESJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
Polyester fabrics are made of plastic fibers produced from petroleum.
WHY TODAY’S ‘FAST FASHIONS’ CAN BE BAD FOR THE PLANETKATHIANN KOWALSKIDECEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Oil markets were also in tumult Friday as rising coronavirus cases across the globe threatened to spark more movement restrictions and keep people in their homes, threatening demand for gas and other petroleum products.
U.S. STOCKS TURN LOWER AS TRADERS AWAIT DECISION IN PRESIDENTIAL RACETAYLOR TELFORDNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The pandemic has crushed demand for gasoline and other petroleum products, as Americans do less driving and cut back on commercial travel.
DOW SLIDES MORE THAN 900 POINTS AS RISING CORONAVIRUS COUNTS THREATEN FRAGILE RECOVERYHAMZA SHABANOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Guo at the University of Tennessee points out that the new material doesn’t use petroleum products.
‘FROZEN SMOKE’ COULD PROTECT ELECTRONICS FROM ANNOYING STATICSID PERKINSOCTOBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
We think of petroleum as equivalent whether it comes from the ground in Saudi Arabia or Texas.
GLOBAL FUEL STANDARDS ARE PUSHING THE DIRTIEST OIL OUT OF THE MARKETMICHAEL J. CORENOCTOBER 12, 2020QUARTZ
In the 90s, it tried convincing consumers it had moved “beyond petroleum.”
IS BP REALLY GOING ‘BEYOND PETROLEUM’ THIS TIME AROUND?ADAM LASHINSKYOCTOBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
University graduates from fields like geology and petroleum engineering dropped between 15% and 21% between 2015 and 2019, according to data cited in the report.
THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY HAS LOST MORE THAN 100,000 JOBS THIS YEARKDUNN6OCTOBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
In the late 1990s, the company underwent a high-profile rebranding to “beyond petroleum” and committed to renewable projects.
BP IS LAYING OUT ITS VISION FOR A LOW-CARBON FUTURE. INVESTORS ARE SKEPTICALKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Usually, plastics are made from fossil fuels such as petroleum.
SCIENTISTS SAY: PLASTICBETHANY BROOKSHIRESEPTEMBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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