cutting oil

cutting oil

[′kəd·iŋ ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A type of cutting fluid used in machining metals to lubricate the tool and workpiece, reducing tool wear, increasing cutting speeds, and decreasing power needs; there are two types: active and inactive.
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Tupras is cutting oil purchases 20 percent from Iran, after signing a contract in August 2011 to buy 9 million metric tons, or 180,000 barrels a day, of crude for a year.
The dead body and four injured were pulled out of the tankers by cutting oil tankers, However strangely, the injured ran away while they were being removed from the incident place to the hospital.
AaLower fuel bills were now supporting an ailing world economy, and Tanaka urged the club of oil exporters, Opec (the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), to be cautious before cutting oil supplies at a meeting on March 15.
The International Energy Agency yesterday urged OPEC nations against cutting oil production further when they meet in March.
Last Thursday, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia would do anything, from cutting oil production to joining OPEC, to defend its national interests and push up energy prices.
Most books discussing environmental management and conservation focus on cutting oil consumption: KICKING THE CARBON HABIT: GLOBAL WARMING AND THE CASE FOR RENEWABLE AND NUCLEAR ENERGY is different, advocating a reduction in the U.
Market participants are sensitive to the likelihood of OPEC cutting oil output, a U.
Because businesses and consumers cannot afford to be without electricity, energy prices can be unreasonably driven by fear and hype, from hurricanes cutting supply lines, to world leaders cutting oil production.
Kicking The Carbon Habit: Global Warming And The Case Of Renewable And Nuclear Energy doesn't adopt the usual focus on cutting oil consumption: instead it focuses on reducing coal use.
The so-called experts are saying that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC is cutting oil production, and fuel prices are going through the roof.
The Warehouse was to be used to store a variety of spices from around the world, and had previously been used for engineering machining, using large quantities of cutting oil that had heavily contaminated the floor, and also gave off an unacceptable odour.
But an economic slowdown worldwide is cutting oil demand raising the prospect of a decline in prices later in the year.