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Word forms: (regular plural) oilers
(Extractive engineering: Exploration) An oiler is an oil well. ⇒ There are five gas wells and two oil wells. The gassers are located a quarter of a mile southeast of the two oilers. ⇒ Of the 90 wells drilled, there were 53 oilers, 22 gassers and 15 dry holes. ⇒ An oiler is an oil well.