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gas well

noun
1.
a well from which natural gas is obtained.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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Examples from the web for gas well
  • At fracking the locals around the gas well have to suffer various pollutions with the current technology.
  • Each natural gas well produces millions of gallons of wastewater that can be contaminated with salt, chemicals and crude oil.
  • The only thing breaking through that layer is the gas well itself.
British Dictionary definitions for gas well

gas well

noun
1.
a well for obtaining natural gas
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