oil well(redirected from Oilwell)
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A hole drilled or dug in the earth from which petroleum flows or is pumped. Also called oiler.
(Mining & Quarrying) a boring into the earth or sea bed for the extraction of petroleum
a well drilled to obtain petroleum.
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|Noun||1.||oil well - a well that yields or has yielded oil|
gusher - an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary
spouter - an oil well that is spouting
stripper well - an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day
well - a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine