Definition of 'oilfield'
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Britain's oilfield services companies are all about to get hit between the eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A vast new oilfield off the coast of Brazil could contain up to two billion barrels of crude. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It had discovered the largest oilfield in North America. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it is little short of astonishing to see one of the world's largest oilfields closed after the detection of a spill of this size. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The world's largest oilfield services company said that it would reduce the size of its marine seismic fleet and write down the value of six ships. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Halliburton: The oilfield services company reported a drop in quarterly profit and had a weak outlook as energy companies cut spending. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Rarely. oilfield is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'oilfield'
British English: oilfield NOUN
An oilfield is an area of land or sea under which there is oil.
Definition of oilfield from the Collins English Dictionary
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