petroliferous


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petroliferous

(ˌpɛtrəˈlɪfərəs)
adj
(Geological Science) geology containing or yielding petroleum
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The Government of the Republic will continue working to fight the illegal trade of petroliferous products, which strongly affects the community and national finances.
Preliminary analysis of petroliferous basins and oil-gas prospects in Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) plateau.
Methane and hydrogen sulfide seepage in the northwest Peloponnesus petroliferous basin (Greece): Origin and geohazard.
Furthermore, early explorers had reported petroliferous rocks in several places in the Arctic Islands.
There is little doubt that signifi-cant potential remains in a wide range of highly petroliferous UKCS basins, both in the more mature areas of the northern, central and southern North Sea, but also across frontier areas and new plays.
Beneath a Petroliferous Moon collects a comprehensive range of artist responses to the rise of Big Oil, including Edward Burtynsky's photography, additional sculptures by the great Brian Jungen, plus illustration and video pieces from a total of 11 international artists.
Oil produced at Urucu region, the major terrestrial petroliferous province of the country, is transported from Petrobras Solimoes Terminal--TESOL through the Solimoes river to Manaus city.
The wells used are located on the off shore depobelt of the petroliferous Niger Delta (figure 1).
The main petroliferous areas of Oman include the following: (a) the Arabian Basin, linked to that of the UAE and Saudi Arabia; (b) the Oman Salt Basin in the centre and south; and (c) a narrow strip of offshore territory facing the western coast of the Musandam Peninsula.
Other polluting materials may have as source issue metals industry (iron, zinc, lead, copper), petroliferous refineries, cement plants and those in which nitric acid and sulphuric acid are obtained.
OIL SHOWDuring drilling of Maglia-1, oil shows and a strong petroliferous odour were observed within cored sandstones at 366.
We now have substantial exposure to Nigeria, Southern Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia, which is realising our strategy of building a regional oil company, with assets in exciting petroliferous regions.