oil-bearing oil-bearing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) containing oil

Usage(s):

  1. Union strip-mines the oil-bearing rock in high butte country, then transports it by conveyor belt to the new retort.
  2. But as so often happens when oil-bearing strata touch the surface, the well proved a dud.
  3. A solvent, such as propane or butane gas, is forced into an oil-bearing formation.

News

  • Gas2Grid Successfully Drills Malolos Well

    Gas2Grid reported that oil-bearing sandstones were successfully perforated at the Malolos-1 well in Service Contract 44 onshore Cebu, Philippines. The operator will flow test the sandstones during the next couple of days to determine its commercial vitality.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Rigzone

Quotes

  • "We showed the companies the oil-bearing wells. What we do not know is the quantity of the oil. We will subject their 20% to taxes; but it will still benefit them," Museveni said at a public rally on Thursday in Bwambara sub-county, Rukungiri...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Yoweri Museveni Source: New Vision

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