In general, an acronym made up solely from the first letter of the major words in the expanded form is rendered in all capital letters (NATO from North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an exception would be ASEAN for Association of Southeast Asian Nations).In general, an acronym made up of more than the first letter of the major words in the expanded form is rendered with only an initial capital letter (Comsat from Communications Satellite Corporation; an exception would be NAM from Nonaligned Movement).
For information about derivative motor fuels, see gasoline and diesel usage and pricing.
For detailed history of price movements since 2003, see World oil market chronology from 2003., generally refers to the spot price of a barrel of benchmark crude oil—a reference price for buyers and sellers of crude oil such as West Texas Intermediate (WTI), Brent ICE, Dubai Crude, OPEC Reference Basket, Tapis Crude, Bonny Light, Urals oil, Isthmus and Western Canadian Select (WCS).
Hybrid forms are sometimes used to d istinguish between initially identical terms (WTO: for World Trade Organization and WTo O for World Tourism Organization.) Administrative divisions: This entry generally gives the numbers, designatory terms, and first-order administrative divisions as approved by the US Board on Geographic Names (BGN).
Changes that have been reported but not yet acted on by BGN are noted.
The same element is utilized as a decorative tool for jewelry. The carbon diamond element has many industrial and commercial uses. It is also considered as one of the most precious gemstones in the world.
Aside from being a valued piece of jewelry, diamonds are also used for cutting. Intricate life processes use the element as a building block.
Frequent Uses of Carbon Heat resistant devices, tools and metal cutters have carbon built in.
The metal is also used in cooling systems and machinery. This is necessary to get compounds and other elements.
There is a differential in the price of a barrel of oil based on its grade—determined by factors such as its specific gravity or API and its sulphur content—and its location—for example, its proximity to tidewater and/or refineries.