oil well

  1. a well that yields or has yielded oil
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  • Associated Press A homeless Vietnam veteran in Philadelphia, 2007 Today, where the disabled homeless vets of Los Angeles should find a home, they'll instead find a car-rental business, a private swimming pool, a dog run, an oil well, an 18-hole golf course, and a unit that launders linen for nearby luxury hotels. Why Wounded Warriors Sleep in Dumpsters
  • In oil wells, the fiber is wrapped in a metal sheath, which deforms under pressure or temperature changes and squeezes the gratings.
  • If a prospector finds a new gold mine or the wildcatter brings in a rich oil well, the probability of other prospectors and wildcatters making equally valuable finds diminishes, however slightly.
  • The damage constituted by the firing of oil wells reaches far into the future.
  • But the oil wells can be run virtually independently of the rest of the economy; so, though to a lesser extent, can the diamond industry, Angola's second big earner, which is managed by South Africans. Inside Angola
  • Mulch the soil well to help absorb runoff and to block evaporation of moisture.
  • The soil for the most part a reddish light mould, the hills covered with small stones, the trees dwarf gum, box, a few cypresses and casuarinae; the soil well covered with grass. Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales
  • The workers were excited when oil welled up.
  • Oil wells no longer require derricks, so west county's 7,000 rickety towers are largely gone.
  • The unlearned lesson from Russia at the time was that companies underestimated the huge costs needed to upgrade the country's oil infrastructure to tap its potentially huge supplies across its scattered oil wells.
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