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petrol:

see gasolinegasoline
or petrol,
light, volatile mixture of hydrocarbons for use in the internal-combustion engine and as an organic solvent, obtained primarily by fractional distillation and "cracking" of petroleum, but also obtained from natural gas, by destructive distillation
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petrol

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petrol

any one of various volatile flammable liquid mixtures of hydrocarbons, mainly hexane, heptane, and octane, obtained from petroleum and used as a solvent and a fuel for internal-combustion engines. Usually petrol also contains additives such as antiknock compounds and corrosion inhibitors
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AC Kamalia Hafiz Mohammad Najeeb met with the leaders of the Petrol Pump Union in his office.
He added that on March 24, a petition by the pump owners regarding the inclusion of freight charges in the prices of petrol and diesel would be taken up by the court of law and after that, both owners and the administration would follow the court decision.
In last month's review, the price of super petrol jumped the most by Sh2.
Fayose, who lamented the hardship being faced by Nigerians as a result of the petrol scarcity, said 'the APC led federal government has turned the joy of Nigerians to groaning.
The decision was part of the Ministry's strategy to introduce petrol of three different grades (92 RON, 95 RON and 97 RON) for replacing the existing petrol of 87 RON.
A large commercial complex is expected to come up at the site of the Falcon Petrol Station on D Ring Road, which closed a few months ago.
In August, the cost of Super grade petrol was166 baisas per litre, 156 baisas for Regular grade petrol and 178 baisas for diesel per litre.
In Bridgend, the cheapest petrol per litre can be found at Asda Pyle, at 99.
If your fuel tank held 70 litres of petrol you would save PS47.
Across the 28 petrol stations in the area the average price per litre for unleaded petrol on February 17 was 102 pence - down by 5.
The petrol pump in Madha, Oman, which lies on the road linking Fujairah and Khor Fakkan, sees long queues of cars with UAE number plates round the clock.
The petrol pump attendants then rushed with fire extinguishers to put it out before it spread to other cars and the petrol station.