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Meaning of "working interest" - Business English Dictionary

working interest

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE
a share that a company holds in property, especially land where there is oil and gas, that gives it the right to develop it and have a share of any profits: It holds a 35% working interest in the land block containing the discovery well.
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