[oil-man, -muhn]
noun, plural oilmen [oil-men, -muhn] .
a person who owns or operates oil wells or an executive in the petroleum industry.
a person who retails or delivers oil, especially fuel oil for furnaces.

1400–50; late Middle English; see oil, man1

See -man.
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oilman (ˈɔɪlmən)
n , pl -men
1.  a person who owns or operates oil wells
2.  a person who makes or sells oil

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