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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Gas, coal, oil
oil-bearingˈoil-ˌbearing adjective  TPGHEGoil-bearing rock contains oil
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oil-bearingProduction of other crops also rose substantially - the important oil-bearing crops saw a rise of 13.8 percent during this period.Reaching these wells will involve linking the drill to sophisticated sensing devices which can detect oil-bearing formations.The major sources of pollution were oil spills, discharges from refineries and natural seepage from oil-bearing strata.
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