Definition of Oilfield

1. Noun. A region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells).

Generic synonyms: Field



Definition of Oilfield

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of oil field) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oilfield

1. an area of mineral oil production [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oilfield

oilbirds
oilcake
oilcamp
oilcamps
oilcan
oilcans
oilcloth
oilcloths
oilcup
oilcups
oiled
oiler
oileries
oilers
oilery
oilfield (current term)
oilfields
oilfish
oilfishes
oilhole
oilholes
oilier
oilies
oiliest
oilily
oiliness
oilinesses
oiling
oilless
oillet

Literary usage of Oilfield

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1. Geology of the Mid Continent Oilfields, Kansas, Oklahoma and North Texas by Thomas Owen Bosworth (1920)
"The Augusta-Eldorado oilfield is one of world's notable fields. ... Douglas oilfield (Butler County) Two miles north of Douglas, there is a small group of ..."

2. Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights by Jemera Rone (2003)
"UN Expert Criticizes oilfield Human Rights Abuses, October 1999 The report of UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Sudan Dr. Leonardo Franco to the ..."

3. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: 2005 Review by International Energy Agency (2005)
"DEVELOPMENT OF AZADEGAN oilfield Azadegan oilfield located in the south-west of Iran is one of the largest oilfields in the world. ..."

4. China and Japan: New Economic Diplomacy by Chae-Jin Lee (1984)
"... 1980 Ministry of Petroleum Industry I Petroleum Company of China China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation Daqing oilfield ..."

5. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy & Selected Industries of the North ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Likely Impact on US Trade There is likely to be only a minor impact on trade of crude petroleum, natural gas, refined petroleum products, and oilfield ..."

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