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- noun The chemistry of petroleum and its derivatives.
- noun The branch of geochemistry that deals with the chemical composition of rocks.
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- noun petrochemistry The branch of
chemistrythat deals with petroleum, natural gasand their derivatives.
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This fact has contributed to a better understanding of the most important reactions in petrochemistry.
Life on Titan might have chemistry similar to petrochemistry.
One of the dominant activities, especially since the mid-twentieth century, is petrochemistry, which has been established in the Gulf Plain, mainly in Veracruz and Tabasco and the Sonda de Campeche.
And we have a wonderful opportunity window, because there are a dozen nations out there who recognize that petrochemistry is value-added to their economy, and that because the United States has no policy around natural gas, their policy is very simple: Discount it to bring the petrochemical guys here.
It has nitrogen from its abundant gasfields and, through petrochemistry using its own technology, it is converting a large part of that into nitrogen.
Castro concluded that Argentina investments and programs in petrochemistry and steel mill -- on which be demonstrated great knowledge -- constituted the basic points for the consolidation of the industrial leadership of
Bulgarian has accumulated further experience in electronics, automation of control processes, machine building, chemical industry, petrochemistry and
It is carrying out an investment program to develop petrochemistry, to develop the utilization of these natural resources.
And it is possible that petrochemistry will be developed in this region; it is an industry that should be located in several areas.
The fundamental value of petroleum is already beginning to be its use in petrochemistry as a source or raw material for the production of most important products.