shut in
 n.— «About 300,000 barrels a day of wellhead capacity, representing about 70 per cent of Western Canada’s potential production, is shut in—a figure that is bound to increase later this year with the commissioning of the Fort McMurray synthetic oil plant of Syncrude Canada Ltd.» —“Oil supply held precarious, gas reserves just adequate” by Thomas Kennedy Globe and Mail Mar. 1, 1978. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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