Translation of petroleum in Spanish:

petroleum

petróleo, n.

Pronunciation /pɪˈtrəʊlɪəm//pəˈtroʊliəm/

noun

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    petróleo masculine
    (derivatives) (before noun) del petróleo
    • Benzene is a colorless and highly flammable liquid hydrocarbon derived from petroleum.
    • Liquid paraffin is a mixture of liquid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum.
    • Crude oil, also known as petroleum, is the world's most actively traded commodity.
    • Eocene formations are important source or reservoir rocks for petroleum or gas in several parts of the world.
    • Products produced from petroleum, such as mineral oils, are classified as petrochemical pollutants.