Definition of oil pipeline in English:

oil pipeline


  • A long pipe, typically underground, for conveying oil over long distances.

    ‘at least two oil pipelines were sabotaged’
    • ‘Someone who simply wants to destroy an oil pipeline to me is just not sufficiently important as a villain.’
    • ‘Their unit was supposed to be guarding the oil pipeline from Baghdad to Haifa.’
    • ‘They set the stage for construction of a massive oil pipeline through Afghanistan.’
    • ‘Some warring tribal leaders have threatened to blow up existing oil pipelines owned by Chevron and Shell.’
    • ‘He happened to be involved in setting up an oil pipeline from the Caspian Sea that would run through Afghanistan.’
    • ‘An accident in Saudi Arabia led to the severing of an oil pipeline.’
    • ‘It is increasing its military presence in some of the former nations of the old Soviet Union as a means of safeguarding potential future oil pipeline routes.’
    • ‘Virtually all of the recent political machinations in the region can be best understood through the prism of oil pipeline politics.’
    • ‘Rock legends are usually known for hemorrhaging money on cocaine or being glad-handed into harebrained oil pipeline investments.’
    • ‘It's one of a dozen native Alaskan companies formed to ease construction of the oil pipeline.’