[ US /ˈɔɪɫˌfiɫd/ ]
[ UK /ˈɔ‍ɪlfiːld/ ]
  1. a region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)
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How To Use oilfield In A Sentence

  • The devastating sandstorms - fierce enough to keep a fire team from tackling oil well fires on Wednesday - actually extinguished fires burning at three well heads in the oilfield.
  • Britain's oilfield services companies are all about to get hit between the eyes. Times, Sunday Times
  • A preliminary geological survey in February 1919 showed that the oilfield could be exploited only by a company ‘rich enough to face indifferent success or failure’.
  • Both provide Hunting Oilfield Services with a more complete range of connectors and related services for tubes for off-shore operators.
  • ONGC, India's largest oil explorer by output, is seeing oil production stagnate at its aging oilfields in the country as reserves deplete. ONGC May Not Get Exxon Angola Stake
  • One contingent of British troops reached the oilfields of Baku, which it occupied until September, when the Turks reoccupied the area.
  • Secondary interpretation to log information of old oilfields has very important significance on reservoir reevaluation.
  • The first gusher of the Kirkuk oilfield was not struck till 1926, after the League of Nations had finally awarded the area to Iraq, not Turkey.
  • Several international oil giants and oilfield service companies are based in Port Harcourt.
  • The Gurkhas occupy a depth position around the oilfields.
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