Oil-wells sentence example
He owns a large Spanish land grant – oil wells and such.
Minerals remained for the most part unworked, though the profitable coal fields and oil wells in Ferghana were used when disturbances in Trans-Caspia cut Turkestan off from the Baku oil, on which it relies entirely for its industrial life.
Many of the oil wells at Baku were burned, and massacres took place at that town, at Shusha, at Erivan, at Tiflis, at Batum, at Jebrail and at other places.
The wells from which the supplies of natural gas are obtained in the United States are drilled and cased in the same manner as the oil wells.
It is the centre of a large and productive wheatand cotton-growing region, which has also numerous oil wells (with a total production in 1907 of 2 26,311 barrels).Advertisement
The first sources of the enormous wealth he subsequently attained were his introduction of sleeping-cars for railways, and his purchase (1864) of Storey Farm on Oil Creek, where a large profit was secured from the oil-wells.
In drilling for some of the first oil wells gas escaped, and in a few instances this was used as a fuel for generating steam in the boilers of the drilling-engines.
After the sinking of oil wells in 1901, Beaumont became one of the principal oil-producing places in the United States; its oil refineries are connected by pipe lines with the surrounding oil fields, and two 6-in.
These are the most abundant at the foot of a chain of hills where the oil wells of Daliki, Bebehan, Ramuz and Shushtar, Dizful, Pusht-i-Kuh, and Qasr-i-Shirin are situated.
Coal has been found in the district, and earth oil-wells exist, but neither coal nor oil has yet been extracted in any quantity.Advertisement
Three oil-wells were sunk in 1883 at Pedaukpin, but they were found unprofitable and abandoned.
A few small oil wells are open near the Kansas line.
Again, the most convenient site for oil wells is the crest of an anticline or "dome," where an impervious stratum imprisons the gas and oil in a subjacent saturated layer under pressure.
He owns a large Spanish land grant â€“ oil wells and such.
When you think of interior design in Houston, do you picture cowboy boots, cactus, and oil wells?Advertisement
They assist in the drilling of the oil wells and the servicing of the wells (both gas and oil) in all types of weather.