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Definition of "oil-bearing" []

  • Containing oils; -- of geological formations. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "oil-bearing" in a sentence
  • "Oil was first discovered at the northern edge of Alaska in 1968, when the Prudhoe Bay State No. 1 well drilled through a section of oil-bearing sands the depth of a 50-story building."
  • "The country's second-largest natural gas producer says it plans to strike similar deals in three more fields, including Ohio's oil-bearing Utica Shale, by the end of 2012."
  • "Places like the Gulf of Mexico and the waters off the coast of Angola and Brazil are among the last big oil-bearing areas accessible to the majors."
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