oil field

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oil field

n.
An area with reserves of recoverable petroleum, especially one with several oil-producing wells.

oil′ field`


n.
an area having large deposits of petroleum.
[1890–95]
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It was these same protagonists of machine-civilization that discovered the great oil deposits of Chunsan, the iron mountains of Whang-Sing, the copper ranges of Chinchi, and they sank the gas wells of Wow-Wee, that most marvellous reservoir of natural gas in all the world.
1910: The Lakeview Gusher erupted in Kern County, California, when drilling released an unexpectedly large and pressurised oil deposit.
This project would enable for meeting demands for electrical power and steam needed for the promising Yaregskoye oil deposit operated by LUKOIL-Komi, developing the field development efficiency and reliability of power supply.
UCO is the bank where Indian firms paying for Iranian oil deposit the payments, which have then been frozen under sanctions.
This is the second largest shale oil deposit in Morocco.
The Libyan National Oil Company (NOC) announced Tuesday that the Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) has discovered a new oil deposit at a depth of 7,270 feet (1 foot = 0.
Summary: Brazilian state-run oil giant Petrobras said it has discovered a large crude oil deposit off the coast of the north eastern Sergipe state.
Potential oil deposit research has so tar been carried out solely in Ovce Pole, Tikves, and Katlanovo at 2,000 meters below the surface.
Foss, President of Texon Petroleum said "The Wheeler #1 well is the first step towards defining a potentially large Olmos oil deposit (3mmboe) in the Mosman-Rockingham area.
Even if a major oil deposit were found in the near future, oil recovery in the region is unlikely before 2020, according to the study.
This project will allow for satisfying growing needs for electrical power and steam required for the promising Yaregskoye oil deposit operated by LUKOIL-Komi, improving the field development efficiency and reliability of power supply.