from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of supplying a ship with fuel.
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- v. Present participle of bunker.
- n. The taking onboard of bunker fuel
- n. The illicit removal of oil from a pipeline or other distribution system
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of stowing the bunkers with coal; the operation of filling the coal-bunkers.
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The chemical engineer's career shift underscores the increasing scope and ingenuity of petroleum theft -- known locally as "bunkering" -- that can have far-reaching consequences for global energy supplies.
Each day, dozens of ships make the same tricky maneuver, known as "bunkering."
The company claims that it was sabotaged by youths stealing oil to process in rudimentary home-made refineries - a process called bunkering.
There were almost 90 incidents of crude oil theft, locally known as bunkering, from SPDC facilities last year, during which incidents of "malicious damage" and pipeline theft increased by 48 percent, it also said.
Mohammed Umar, an Abuja-based oil industry analyst, estimates that at least 100,000 barrels of oil are stolen every day through the process known as bunkering, while Human Rights Watch says it could be as much as 300,000.
percent of oil spills were caused by sabotage or by "bunkering" - the organized theft of oil.
Illicit revenue from the large-scale theft ( "bunkering") of oil, while having smaller environmental impact because it is largely a form of "white-collar" crime involving manipulation of loading manifests and other documents, plays an important role in funding the insurrection but also electoral politics, in the view of credible observers.
Originally focused on stealing from pipelines, "bunkering" has developed an integrated supply chain in which petroleum can be stolen from the wellhead, distilled and sold at gas stations.
The practice, known as "bunkering," results in countrywide losses as high as 100,000 barrels a day, or about 5 percent of
I know after reading many comments on this site theres a great number of you that aren't "bunkering" that will be mobile in remote locations.