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oil field

[′ȯil ‚fēld]
(petroleum engineering)
The surface boundaries of an area from which petroleum is obtained; may correspond to an oil pool or may be circumscribed by political or legal limits.
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In a document released by Wikileaks, the US Embassy in Manila wired a "sensitive but unclassified" message to the Central Intelligence Agency, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of State, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the United States Pacific Command saying that 70 percent of the US$80 billion to US$1 trillion worth of mineral resources in the country is in Mindanao which include natural gas and oil deposits.
The oil deposits were confirmed through analysis of logging data and fluid samples obtained by a wireline tester.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Dhu-AlQa'dah 2, 1435, Aug 28, 2014, SPA -- Argentina has reached a deal with Malaysian national oil company Petronas to help develop what is believed to be among the largest shale oil deposits in the world, AP reported.
Nigeria holds some of the richest and lowest cost of production oil deposits in the world.
Drilling activities in the past did not reach deeper ground which, it is believed, a large number of oil deposits exist.
The combination of cucumber and watermelon cools and revitalises the skin, making it less prone to accuA[degrees]mulating oil deposits.
Under the deal, Total, together with local Beltone Capital and Beltone Private Equity (BPE) Energy, is buying 66 service stations, two oil deposits, the aviation fuel business at the airport in Cairo, as well as at the Marsa Alam airport, the buyer said.
The country envisages a one-percent recovery enhancement from its oil deposits by 2015 when the Fifth Five-Year Economic Development Plan ends.
The southerly winds blowing since dawn (on Wednesday) in the marina area off Famagusta, have changed the direction of the flow of remaining oil deposits and have drifted further into the sea," Pyrillis said.
Turkey is actively searching for oil deposits to reduce dependence on oil product supplies from abroad.
Spanish oil company Repsol is interested in exploring oil deposits in the subsoil of the new Nicaraguan Caribbean seas, said Emilio Rappaccioli, Minister of Energy and Mines MEM), reports Laprensa.
A US plane which made an emergency landing in Iran's Ahvaz airport has been stranded there for nearly three weeks amid reports of a "sudden" discovery of oil deposits at the airport.