This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oil well
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oil well, oiler(noun)
a well that yields or has yielded oil
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A well from which petroleum is or has been extracted; a well drilled deeply into an oil-bearing geological formation specifically for the purpose of obtaining petroleum.
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A hole drilled into the earth from which petroleum is pumped
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An oil well is a general term for any boring through the Earth's surface that is designed to find and acquire petroleum oil hydrocarbons. Usually some natural gas is produced along with the oil. A well that is designed to produce mainly or only gas may be termed a gas well.