Translation of oil field in Spanish:

oil field

yacimiento petrolífero, n.


Pronunciation /ˈɔɪlfiːld//ɔɪl fild/


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    yacimiento petrolífero masculine
    yacimiento de petróleo masculine
    • He also encouraged the exploration of the Amazonian rainforest, which led to the subsequent exploitation of significant oilfields.
    • But government attacks forced many more thousands out as land was cleared of people to make way for oilfields.
    • The £2bn pipeline will connect offshore oilfields in the Caspian with a tanker terminal at the Turkish port of Ceyhan.
    • There has been no systematic attempt to sabotage or destroy the oilfields, either in the south or the north.
    • Many contain economic deposits of coal and one, the Fang Basin in the north of the region, is the site of a producing oilfield.
    • Rich diamond mines and oilfields in the country mean that a wide range of corporations and countries have an interest in the outcome of the war.
    • A preliminary geological survey in February 1919 showed that the oilfield could be exploited only by a company ‘rich enough to face indifferent success or failure’.
    • Tens of thousands of people have been killed and displaced from areas around the oilfields, it said.
    • The two countries are cooperating to finally resolve a longstanding dispute hampering the full exploitation of a rich oilfield.
    • In 1968 oil was discovered in northern Alaska, and exploration for further Arctic oilfields has continued.
    • The company's main oilfields are located in the Caspian Sea area in the former Soviet republic of Turkmenistan.
    • Big new oilfields such as the Atlantic to the west of Shetland, or technically difficult fields would continue to attract the multinationals.
    • A decision on the contract to store oil from the Atlantic Frontier oilfields has been delayed until later this month.
    • Sudan's minister of energy and mining announced last week the discovery of an oilfield in Darfur with abundant deposits.
    • It says independent operators moving into the North Sea to work on mature oilfields are often offering better promotion and salary prospects than their larger rivals.
    • American engineers design and oversee the oilfields.
    • Viable oilfields were discovered in the North Sea off Scotland in 1971 and by November 1975 the Forties field was on stream.
    • She has been developing oilfields in Sudan and now Sudan supplies 5% of her oil consumption.
    • By 1926 seismic survey methods had discovered an oilfield for the first time in the southern USA.
    • There were more serious threats looming, however, than a strike in the oilfields.