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The Waukesha operation has built engines used in the petroleum industry.
These sanctions include precious metals, banknotes, shipping, the automotive sector and petroleum.
Media: Euronews Zanganeh's dissent reflects the fact that its petroleum industry is coming under fresh U.S. sanctions.
My father worked in the petroleum industry back in the 1950s.
The suits claim that petroleum products create a public nuisance by worsening sea-level rise.
Ice-cream makers are faced with the agonizing choice of raising prices, pulling vanilla ice cream from the shelves, or even—to the horror of many—replacing real vanilla with a synthetic version sourced from petroleum products.
In 1975, the world was buffeted by a dramatic rise in oil prices — engineered by OPEC to retake power from Western petroleum companies and their home countries.
Validus Holdings , for example, said in its first-quarter report that its non-U. S. subsidiaries provide coverage for ship cargo to and from Iran, including crude oil and refined petroleum products.
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: a kind of oil that comes from below the ground and that is the source of gasoline and other products
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