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Synonyms for petroleum
pəˈtroʊ li əmpe·tro·le·um

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  1. petroleumnoun

    oil, gasoline, gas, petroil, petrol

  2. petroleumnoun

    A flammable liquid ranging in color from clear to very dark brown and black, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons, occurring naturally in deposits under earth surface.

    petrol, gasoline, petroil, oil, gas

Princeton's WordNet

  1. petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oilnoun

    a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

    rock oil, crude oil, oil color, oil, vegetable oil, fossil oil, crude, oil colour

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  1. petroleumnoun

    rock-oil, mineral oil, mineral pitch, mineral tar, barbadoes tar, seneca oil

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  1. List of paraphrases for "petroleum":

    oil, hydrocarbons, tanker, hydrocarbon, petrol, oil-, petroleo

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  1. Aida Diaz:

    Puerto Rico doesn't have petroleum. Puerto Rico doesn't have coal. All we have are our human resources and we have to take care of them.

  2. Energy Minister Damian Gjiknuri:

    We shall renegotiate some of the current contracts, including Albania's biggest contract -- Bankers Petroleum.

  3. Energy Aspects:

    We expect Chinese imports to be high in H2 15, potentially averaging 7.5 million barrels per day. This is due to the start-up of 39 mb (million barrels) of commercial storage, five SPR (strategic petroleum reserve) sites and linefill for Kunming refinery-buying for which is ongoing we believe, even though the refinery won't start up till early 2016.

  4. Wang Yi:

    I'm very happy to note the government of China has instructed the concerned petroleum export authority to be in touch and discuss issues related with the long-term trade of petroleum products with Nepal.

  5. Magda Chambriard:

    The actual price of a barrel of petroleum demands more dedication to planning in the industry, which means that this is the moment to improve operationally.

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