Bituminous sand or bituminous sand is sand and rock material containing crude bituminous, solid and adhesive crude oil. Bitumen is too thick to flow by itself, so a method of extraction is needed. Bitumen is extracted and processed using two methods: mining and on-site methods.
- Tar sand or tar sand is a material of sand and rock containing raw bitumen, which is a thick, sticky liquid.
- The final product of tar sands is conventional oil, however such drilling is more expensive and harmful to the environment than other methods such as drilling veins.
- Canada has the third largest oil reserves after Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, and therefore generates significant income for the country.
- Many organizations are working to reduce the environmental impact of oil and sand development.
Literal Meanings of Oil Sands
Meanings of Oil:
Lubricate, cover or immerse in oil.
Supply oil as fuel.
A flexible liquid derived from petroleum, primarily for use as a fuel or lubricant.
Sentences of Oil
I'll lubricate the door for you tomorrow
This competition is helping the world move away from high carbon fuels such as oil and coal.
Synonyms of Oil
lubricate, lubrication, lubricant, grease
Meanings of Sands:
Shrub with smooth or sand paper or electric sand paper.
Sprinkle or cover the surface with sand for better purchase.
Loose granular material, usually light gray to yellow in color, is formed by the erosion of silica and other rocks and is an important part of beaches, riverbanks, beaches and deserts.
Persistence of purpose.
Sentences of Sands
Cover the area for paint and sand
Turf Moore's extremely sandy surface is a concern ahead of today's big kickoff.
This magical beach has miles of golden sand
The newspaper is aware that as a result of rising global temperatures, the toxic weight of sand color is reaching local waters.
Synonyms of Sands
sands, seashore, desert, sand dunes, shore, dunes, sandhills, beach, foreshore, seaside