extract oil

extract oil

[′ek‚strakt ‚ȯil]
(materials)
The less desirable portion of the oil being solvent-refined; it is dissolved in and selectively removed by the solvent.
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Hope we can extract oil without any hindrances so that it would become a key element of our economy.
Jafar said that the company makes it a point to look into different methods to extract oil and that the chemical injection system has been heavily relied upon in the wake of dwindling oil prices.
Muscat: Pioneering technology to extract oil and gas is expected to become a 'game changer' in hydrocarbon production in Oman.
Main objective is to explore and extract oil and gas in the Persian Gulf field.
Kane Scobie, 19, and Nathan Downs, 20, attempted to extract oil from plants using butane gas at Scobie's house last year.
Other oil sands projects are ongoing in the basin, and companies still believe they have the technology to extract oil from the sands cleanly and efficiently.
However, there is need to extract oil from the seeds of peanut, because this will assist in augmenting the quality and shortfall in production caused by already existing oils.
While market forces have driven the need for production companies to 'push back the boundaries' and extract oil and gas from greater depths, technological advances have been required to meet the challenges to enable safe and efficient deep sea oil extraction.
Iran plans to start to extract oil from the world's largest gas field next year as part of the Opec member's strategy to boost its crude oil production to at least 3 million barrels per day (mbpd), official Iranian media reported.
Dan Kass of 2020cg commented: "The ability to profitably extract oil from oil wet oil sands, with no water usage, will enable many projects to come to fruition over time.
Technologies such as hydraulic fracturing are evolving as engineers continue to search for better ways to extract oil, build up supply, and reduce reliance on OPEC.
The sponges are designed to repel water, which reduces the growth of bacteria and odor, and are infused with soap to extract oil from surfaces.