Definition of oil platform in English:

oil platform

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noun

  • A structure designed to stand on the seabed to provide a stable base above water for the drilling and regulation of oil wells.
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    • We got hit and then made our way swimming under water to the oil platform.
    • A sea police unit from West Java Police has arrested four people suspected to have stolen equipment from an offshore oil platform in north Java coastal waters.
    • The Iraqi oil platform in the north is called the Khawr Al Amaya Oil Terminal while the one in the south is called the Al Basrah Oil Terminal.

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