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oil well

[′ȯil ‚wel]
(petroleum engineering)
A hole drilled (usually vertically) into an oil reservoir for the purpose of recovering the oil trapped in porous formations.
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The companies have already worked together, and in 2007 Scana Industrier supplied National Oilwell Varco with products and services for approximately NOK40m.
The contract covers 103 server licences for the open process database Proficy Historian, which National Oilwell Varco will include in a large drilling information system delivery to a major operator in India.
Oil & gas equipment company National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) revealed on Tuesday the completion of the acquisition of Fjords Processing for an undisclosed amount.
Norwegian offshore equipment supplier Hydralift ASA said today (11 October) that it had entered into a definitive agreement to merge with the US group National Oilwell Inc.
The board of directors of National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of USD0.05 per share of the company's common stock.
10 April 2014 - US oil and gas drilling and production equipment specialist National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV) said it expects to wrap up the spin-off of its distribution business in the second quarter of 2014.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 5, 2016-National Oilwell Varco elects Isaac H.
24 September 2013 - US oil and gas drilling and production equipment specialist National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV) on Tuesday said it plans to spin off its distribution business into a separate, listed company.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 8, 2016-National Oilwell Varco and GE Oil & Gas sign partnering agreement e to provide integrated solutions for FPSO vessels