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Synonyms for petroleum

a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

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While annual per capita olive oil consumption in EU countries is 5-6 kg interval, this number is unfortunately around 1 kg in Turkey.
This new fleet accomplishes that by reducing fuel and oil consumption, allowing for more efficient routing and by operating in a way that is more pleasing to the eyes and ears of our global neighbors.
Oil-exporting countries accounted for more than one-third of the global increase in oil consumption outside the United States between 2004 and 2014, as rising oil revenues fuelled a boom in their domestic economies.
The oil consumption measured in terms of thousands of barrel per day increased many fold from 491.
Oil consumption in 2009 had already risen to 800,000 b/d due to the drought, compared to 650,000 b/d in 2007 and 590,000 b/d in 2002.
During the low-price era from 1984 to 2005, oil consumption in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Europe grew linearly at an annual rate of 400,000 barrels a day.
Global oil consumption is today split in half between the haves and have-nots.
TOKYO, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- South Korea's oil consumption fell for the first time in five years in 2013 as the country used more electricity and city gas to meet its heating and miscellaneous energy needs, the Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday.
Olive oil consumption in the European Union is forecast to slide by "an unprecedented" 270,000 tons, or 13 percent, to 1.
Oil consumption in Sundsvall will be reduced by a total of 25,000 cubic meters annually as a result.
We continue to assume that the level of US oil consumption will be flat in 2013.
NIOPDC' data indicates that fuel oil consumption reached 346 million liters, down by 30 percent in comparison to a week earlier while average daily fuel oil consumption hit 49.
The gap in oil consumption between countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and all others narrowed further in 2011, with the two groups respectively accounting for 51.
The gap in oil consumption between countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and all other countries narrowed further in 2011, with the two groups respectively accounting for 51.
Meanwhile, in order to reduce oil consumption in the manufacturing industry, the government will invest in energy saving initiatives and urge companies to switch to alternative energy sources.