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WAN - Wide Area Network

A network usually constructed with serial lines extending over distances greater than one kilometre.

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Wildcat

A well drilled in unproven territory.

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Wobbe Index

A comparative measure of thermal energy flow through a given size of orifice. A measure of the interchangeability of gases used for combustion.
Gases which have the same Wobbe index can replace each other without a change in the relative air-fuel ratio at the same fuel metering settings.
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Workover

To carry out remedial operations on a producing well with the intention of restoring or increasing production.

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WTI - West Texas Intermediate

A specific grade of crude oil that is a benchmark commodity of the U.S. oil industry.

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