HyperDic: oil_well

English > 1 sense of the expression oil well:
NOUNartifactoil well, oilera well that yields or has yielded oil
English > oil well: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA well that yields or has yielded oil.
Synonymoiler
NarrowergusherAn oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping / pumping is not necessary
spouterAn oil well that is spouting
stripper well, stripperAn oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day
wildcat well, wildcatAn exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
BroaderwellA deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
Spanishpozo de petróleo, pozo
Catalanpou petrolífer

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