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fuel oil

n.
A liquid or liquefiable petroleum product that is used to generate heat or power.

fuel oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) a liquid petroleum product having a flash point above 37.8°C: used as a substitute for coal in industrial furnaces, domestic heaters, ships, and locomotives

fu′el oil`


n.
an oil used for fuel, esp. one used as a substitute for coal, as crude petroleum.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fuel oil - a petroleum product used for fuelfuel oil - a petroleum product used for fuel  
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
gas oil - an oil formed through distillation of petroleum of intermediate boiling range and viscosity
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Similarly, petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel and bunker oil went up in November.
There's also the new P3-per-liter excise tax on diesel and bunker oil.
Law 23/2017 stipulates the kingdom's access to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage of 2001, while Law 24/2017 stipulates the ratification of the protocol to amend and update the Air Services Agreement signed between the Government of Bahrain and the Government of Turkey on October 26, 1998.
The EMB has been monitoring the drinking water from wells, the ground soil and water bodies near the refinery after bunker oil leaked from a pipeline that was accidentally punctured by a construction crew in July 2016.
The environment also takes a big hit as there is no control over the disposal of hundreds of tonnes of toxic wastes like bunker oil, asbestos, possible PCBs and heavy metals.
Following the success of that initiative, the registry decided to further enhance the website to include online applications for certification under the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 (BCLC) and the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1992 (CLC).
Information from the office of Mayor Raul Palino showed that the monitoring teams from the town's disaster, agriculture, health, and the barangays are still submitting reports on their respective assessments on their localities or areas of concern regarding the effect of the spillage of the bunker oil that made its way to the river of this town since Monday.
The response to the bunker oil spill in English Bay is falling short of the world-class standards British Columbians had hoped for, ocean and environmental specialists say.
The pirates then maneuvered a larger boat to the side of the tanker, before siphoning off 2,000 tons of bunker oil and five tons of diesel oil, he added.
That included 400 tons of bunker oil and 50 tons of diesel.
The coast guard said spilled bunker oil was found at vicinity Old Panaderos, in Manila's Sta.