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Meaning of "oil platform" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OIL PLATFORM

oil platform  [ɔɪl ˈplætfɔːm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OIL PLATFORM

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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oil platform is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OIL PLATFORM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oil platform

Oil platform

An oil platform, is a large structure with facilities to drill wells, to extract and process oil and natural gas, and to temporarily store product until it can be brought to shore for refining and marketing. In many cases, the platform contains facilities to house the workforce as well. Depending on the circumstances, the platform may be fixed to the ocean floor, may consist of an artificial island, or may float. Remote subsea wells may also be connected to a platform by flow lines and by umbilical connections. These subsea solutions may consist of one or more subsea wells, or of one or more manifold centres for multiple wells.

Definition of oil platform in the English dictionary

The definition of oil platform in the dictionary is a large structure used to extract oil from under the ground.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OIL PLATFORM


chloroform
ˈklɔːrəˌfɔːm
conform
kənˈfɔːm
deform
dɪˈfɔːm
flatform
ˈflætfɔːm
form
fɔːm
forme
fɔːm
free-form
ˈfriːˌfɔːm
fusiform
ˈfjuːzɪˌfɔːm
glandiform
ˈɡlændɪˌfɔːm
inform
ɪnˈfɔːm
isoform
ˈaɪsəʊˌfɔːm
outperform
ˌaʊtpəˈfɔːm
perform
pəˈfɔːm
platform
ˈplætfɔːm
preform
ˈpriːˈfɔːm
reform
rɪˈfɔːm
transform
trænsˈfɔːm
uniform
ˈjuːnɪˌfɔːm
waveform
ˈweɪvˌfɔːm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OIL PLATFORM

oil men
oil minister
oil of cloves
oil of turpentine
oil of vitriol
oil of wintergreen
oil paint
oil painting
oil palm
oil pipeline
oil pollution
oil press
oil pressure
oil producer
oil refinery
oil rig
Oil Rivers
oil sand
oil shale
oil sheik

WORDS THAT END LIKE OIL PLATFORM

accommodation platform
application form
arrival platform
art form
booking form
consent form
departure platform
drilling platform
entry form
Fourier transform
free form
gravity platform
order form
postform
production platform
school uniform
sixth form
space platform
terminal platform
wave-cut platform

Synonyms and antonyms of oil platform in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oil platform» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OIL PLATFORM

Find out the translation of oil platform to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oil platform from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oil platform» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

石油平台
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

plataforma petrolera
570 millions of speakers

English

oil platform
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेल प्लेटफार्म
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منصة نفطية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нефтяная платформа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

plataforma de petróleo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তেল প্ল্যাটফর্ম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plate-forme pétrolière
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Platform minyak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Öl-Plattform
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

石油プラットフォーム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

석유 플랫폼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Platform minyak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giàn khoan dầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எண்ணெய் மேடையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तेल प्लॅटफॉर्म
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

petrol platformu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piattaforma petrolifera
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

platforma olej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нафтова платформа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

platforma de petrol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλατφόρμα πετρελαίου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

olie platform
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oljeplattform
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oljeplattform
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oil platform

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL PLATFORM»

The term «oil platform» is normally little used and occupies the 111.085 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL PLATFORM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oil platform

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OIL PLATFORM»

Discover the use of oil platform in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oil platform and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Popular Mechanics
Extreme. Machines. Giant. Oil. Platforms. PHOTO REPRODUCED WITH PERMISSION OF CHEVRONTEXACO CORPORATION Are you anxious or troubled when backing up your vehicle? The massive Petronius oil platform taps reserves ...
2
Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Accounting
In another example, the construction of an offshore oil platform often creates the obligation to dismantle and remove the structure at some point in the future. The obligation to remove the facility does not change with the operation of the asset or ...
Charlotte J. Wright, Rebecca A. Gallun, 2008
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Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline
Oil on the Brain is a smart, surprisingly funny account of the oil industry—the people, economies, and pipelines that bring us petroleum, brilliantly illuminating a world we encounter every day.
Lisa Margonelli, 2007
4
New Scientist
There will be more corrosion tests to see whether the results already obtained for deep waters can be confirmed. The research, which will last three years, will test what happens when heavy weights drop on to an oil platform. This happens, for ...
5
Wiley IFRS: Practical Implementation Guide and Workbook
Case Study 7 Facts An entity operates an oil platform in the sea. The entity has provided the amount of $10 million for the financial costs of the restoration of the seabed, which is the present value of such costs. The entity has received an offer  ...
Abbas A. Mirza, Magnus Orrell, Graham Holt, 2010
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International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Workbook ...
Case Study 7 Facts An entity operates an oil platform in the sea. The entity has provided the amount of $10 million for the financial costs of the restoration of the seabed, which is the present value of such costs. The entity has received an offer  ...
Abbas A. Mirza, Graham Holt, Magnus Orrell, 2010
7
Microeconomics
Generally speaking, a given offshore oil platform is allocated a fixed number of wells that may operate at a time. The company cannot drill a new well if all allocated wells are producing at an economic rate (as determined by the government).
David Besanko, Ronald Braeutigam, 2010
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Popular Science
LESSONS LEARNED Petrobras immediately formed an inquiry commission to investigate the sinking of their prize oil platform. The commission's most significant recommendation: Do not build emergency drainage tanks into support columns.
9
Desert Storm at Sea: What the Navy Really Did
On the following morning, 18 January, the Persian Gulf Battle Force reported Iraqis on an oil platform in the northern Gulf had fired a shoulder-launched surface-to-air missile at an aircraft. About noon on the 18th, Arthur ordered the platforms ...
Marvin Pokrant, 1999
10
Louisiana Almanac: 2006-2007
Oil, Deepest Platform Shell Oil Company is responsible for the world's deepest oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, 130 miles south of New Orleans. The Mars platform , 31 stories high with a deck the size of approximately two football fields, floats ...
Jeanne Frois

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OIL PLATFORM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oil platform is used in the context of the following news items.
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UPDATE 2-Petrobras oil platform output cut not due to strike -union
(Recasts to say closure not caused by strike, adds Petrobras statement). RIO DE JANEIRO, July 24 (Reuters) - An output cut at an offshore oil ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
2
Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR) Union Workers …
... oil workers called the FUP. The federation, as reported by Reuters, has called all oil platform and refinery workers to participate in the strike. «Bidness ETC, Jul 15»
3
Pemex elusive over lost production after Abkatun disaster, says report
... to how much output it lost because of April's explosion on the Abkatun Permanente oil platform, according to a Bloomberg report on Friday. «Splash 247, Jul 15»
4
On this day: North Korea women's team walk off pitch
1990: Crew of two and four oil workers were killed when helicopter hit crane on Brent Spar North Sea oil platform and plunged into the sea. «Scotsman, Jul 15»
5
Vietnam to hold int'l conference on the construction of man-made …
This is the second conference after the first one held last year after China deployed its Haiyang Shiyou oil platform in the exclusive economic ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
6
Workers praised as final oil platform sails away from Heerema …
The Cygnus Alpha Compression Module (ACM) was the last of four main structures to leave Heerema Hartlepool after two and a half years of ... «Hartlepool Mail, Jul 15»
7
Names of girls killed in U.S. 17 crash released; driver of other …
In the lawsuit, DeJean suffered a debilitating leg injury that ended his career on the oil platform. The S.C. Highway Patrol's Multi-Disciplinary ... «Myrtle Beach Sun News, Jul 15»
8
Oil steadies as Saudi crude exports fall
NON-OPEC: A BP oil platform in the North Sea, about 160km east of Aberdeen, Scotland. Picture: AFP PHOTO/POOL/ANDY BUCHANAN. «BDlive, Jul 15»
9
BNSF must own up to risks of oil, coal trains
Before the BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded, killing 11 workers and generating a catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, workers ... «HeraldNet, Jul 15»
10
Gulf oil wells lingering with temporary seals
He acknowledged that it's “generally more practical” to wait for full permanent closure until the associated oil platform is removed. Oil platforms ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oil platform [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oil-platform>. Jul 2020 ».
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