hydrocarbon hydrocarbon  /ˌhaɪd roʊ ˈkɑr bən/


  • (n) an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen


  1. After five grueling years of war, Iraq's most cherished prize its mammoth hydrocarbon reserves might finally be within reach of Western oil companies.
  2. China, which was self-sufficient in oil production is now scouring every corner of the globe to gain access to hydrocarbon resources.
  3. As the hydrocarbon bubble bursts, suddenly unemployment and poverty are rife, and.


  1. Africa Hydrocarbons Announces Spudding of the BHN-1 Well in Tunisia

    Africa Hydrocarbons Inc. is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling the BHN-1 well on the Bouhajla Permit in Tunisia. The well spudded on June 8, 2013 and is currently drilling surface hole at ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Harsh downhole conditions drive testing tool innovations

    Hydrocarbon production and exploration has ventured into deeper, more hostile environments, and this change has required continual operational change to enable operators to address these challenges.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Offshore Magazine

  3. Idaho Poison Center wants to remind families of the dangers of hydrocarbons

    Every year, the Idaho Poison Center receives more than 260 calls a year relating to hydrocarbon poisonings with roughly 80 calls alone for gasoline exposure to children.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: KIVI Boise

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