This frequently causes explosions, tearing out the side of the well or blowing out the casing, and making the oil-well useless.
She forgot that, before breakfast, Milt had filled the oil-well for her.
Related Words: Petrleo refinado, kerosene oil; encontrar una capa de petrleo, to strike oil; pozo petrolfero, oil-well.
It was only a matter of time, he declared, before the oil-well would yield rich profit.
I told you, quite truthfully, that I had put part of your money into options in an oil-well.
He was getting figures of oil-well machinery, and also trying to become better acquainted with the whole oil proposition.
Davis and Wolfe burrowed down perpendicularly into the fodder, as if sinking an oil-well, until they were covered, heads and all.
He has been in half a dozen oil-well propositions, selling stocks and leases.
When he got it done, the water bubbled through it like an oil-well.
Because of its extensive application in the oil-fields it is generally designated in the United States as the “oil-well system.”