In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Engineers tonight are also checking for damage to the area's oil refineries.
- Hungary increased protection at its Paks nuclear station in the south and at the MOL oil refineries.
- These technologies soon found their way into petroleum refineries and chemical plants.
- Emissions from even one giant cargo ship's engines rival those of an oil refinery.
- Curaçao is unspoiled, in the truest sense of the word: you can buy a postcard of the oil refinery.
- The industrial sector includes an oil refinery, steelworks, and chemicals.
- Even today, the tourist beach is contaminated by oil from nearby refineries.
- Its skyline is blighted by lots of stacks from heavy industry, including oil and nickel refineries.
- By the end of the century, kerosene had become the chief product of American oil refineries.
- The workers blocked access to an oil refinery and interrupted road travel into Bolivia.
- The residents claim that fish caught in local waters are tainted with oil deposits from the refinery.
- Bahrain has developed advanced technology for petrochemical plants and oil refineries.
- A number of oil refineries have been knocked out of commission by Hurricane Katrina.
- It's next to the ocean, you've got three industrial sites and it's next to an oil refinery.
- The Texas coast is home to a quarter of the country's oil refineries and is also the source of much of the country's natural gas.
- The heather would be fermented in giant vats at oil refineries and mixed with petrol before being taken to petrol stations.
- But ethanol must be blended with gasoline at an oil refinery to make it usable as a fuel.
- The Australian Workers Union has members in many oil refineries and petrochemical plants around the country.
- The twin-engine plane had taken off from Tripoli and was on its way to an oil refinery when the incident happened.
- But this will be a short term measure and there is an urgent need to get the refineries and oil rigs back into production before the onset of winter.
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