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Moreover, in 2016, the city finally named its first full-time petroleum administrator since the 1980s to oversee compliance and lease issues.
California has a long history as a major oil-producing state, but has more recently embraced environmental policies that require a shift away from petroleum.
That called for the Department of Transportation to contract for an independent study on the feasibility of establishing strategically located petroleum distribution centers.
Technological advances unlocking oil from tight rocks like shale has led to a drilling frenzy enabling a doubling of output in a decade, transforming unlikely places like North Dakota and New Mexico into world class petroleum hubs.
The Petroleum & Convenience Marketing Hall of Fame was established in 2012 to recognize those who have spent their lives in the petroleum marketing and convenience store industries in Alabama.
In the long term, Prince Muhammad wants to diversify the Saudi economy away from petroleum and the public sector.
Consider the high-performance version of the large luxury SUV, which is even more expensive and even more intemperate in its use of petroleum, leather, and veneers.
Oil prices crashed to below $30 a barrel in February 2016 but have slowly increased since then, and Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, points to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries as the big reason why.
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