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oilman in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoilmanoil‧man /ˈɔɪlmæn/ noun (plural oilmen /-men/) [countable] 🔊 🔊 BOTPGsomeone who owns an oil company or works in the oil industry
Examples from the Corpus
oilmanThe disaster at sea which took the lives of 165 oilmen is still the subject of inquiry.The Dallas Cowboys are owned by Jerry Jones, an oilman with an ego that would dwarf a gusher.These are oilmen talking, on the make.Craig Deans, 21, a rigger from Elgin, was one of the first oilmen to arrive back at Aberdeen Airport.It may be time for oilmen to cheer up.Bud Adams, the Houston oilman who owns the Oilers, wanted a new stadium, not a renovation.Mr Bush, a former Texan oilman, must remember such practices well.