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noun as in oil well

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Last week, the caliphate seized another major oilfield in Syria.

The arch villain instead is Jerry Jones, the billionaire Texas oilfield titan and owner of the Dallas Cowboys.

But as the CEO of the oilfield services giant Halliburton, Cheney put profit ahead of patriotism.

Oh, yes—also, Ed was dissatisfied that I moved away from the oilfield—another reason we broke our partnership.

The largest network of liquid lines serves the large oilfield in the Ploiesti area and the smaller one in west-central Walachia.

If so, there may be a great oilfield yet to be discovered in Arctic Canada.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oilfield, such as: gusher, oil rig, oiler, and wildcat.

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