- oil shale,
- oil slick,
- oil spill,
- oil tanker,
- oil varnish,
- oil-immersion objective,
- oil-seed rape
Origin of oil well
Examples from the Web for oil well
This frequently causes explosions, tearing out the side of the well or blowing out the casing, and making the oil-well useless.Checking the Waste|Mary Huston Gregory
He was getting figures of oil-well machinery, and also trying to become better acquainted with the whole oil proposition.
I told you, quite truthfully, that I had put part of your money into options in an oil-well.Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels|Stephen Leacock
He has been in half a dozen oil-well propositions, selling stocks and leases.
Because of its extensive application in the oil-fields it is generally designated in the United States as the “oil-well system.”