Example sentences for: petroleum

How can you use “petroleum” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Excluded from the definition of land for reporting purposes here are materials beneath the surface (that is, depletable resources such as mineral deposits and petroleum), the space above the surface (that is, renewable resources such as timber), and the outer-continental shelf resources.

  • Excluded from the definition of land are the natural resources (that is, depletable resources such as mineral deposits and petroleum; renewable resources such as timber, and the outer-continental shelf resources) related to land.

  • Petroleum had been found in northern Borneo, at Miri, and in Brunei, and the Anglo-Dutch Shell company used Singapore as its regional depot for its oil supplies and exports.

  • Instead, Slifka is a Bostonian who owns Global Petroleum Corp., New England's largest distributor of gasoline.

  • Many of the DOE's functions, like owning oil (the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) and oil fields (the Naval Petroleum Reserve), can be privatized.


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