Terms in this set (24)
Truck that is used to transport propane.
A type of elevator used in a mineshaft to move miners and equipment.
Building where nuclear reactors are contained.
the basic gasoline-making process in a refinery.
Set of valves, pipes, and fittings used to control the flow of oil and gas as it leaves a well and enters a pipeline.
Place where a company that sells natural gas receives the natural gas from the pipeline company.
Solid carbon made from coal. It is used to make steel.
Buried anchor attached to a wire rope, or "guy line," that is used to keep a derrick standing upright.
convert animal waste into usable energy.
small house located on the floor of an oil or gas rig that is usually used as an office or storage area.
exposed area from which coal is extracted.
used to pump oil from a well.
scraping tool that is sent through a pipeline to clean it out.
A nickname for an oil rig worker.
refers to the ownership rights of a mineral property (oil, gas, or coal).
a technology that traps pollutants and keeps them from escaping into the air.
technology that converts radiant energy from the sun into electrical or heat energy
set of tanks used to store petroleum products.
a switch or a circuit breaker means to switch-off the flow of electricity through a section of an electric circuit.
the point where crude oil and natural gas leave a well.
when electricity is moved through a local grid for use in another area.
a well that that is not drilled in a proven field
a group of wind turbines used to generate electricity.
another name for uranium oxide, named for its color and texture