Introduced in 2010, the oil drum emoji is one of those emojis which seems to confuse a lot of people! Unless you’re in the know, the emoji which shows a metallic or plastic sealed tube with a hole on its top may not be immediately identifiable as an oil drum, but that is what it is! Depending on the platform or version used, the drum is red, blue, grey or black, and has concentric ridges and grooves across its surface. In combination with other emojis – such as an engineer or factory worker emoji – it is used by people in the oil and gas industry to show that they are at or are going to work. More generally, though, it’s used to show a situation is volatile, and could go up in flames with provocation!
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Oil Drum is supported by
but not supported in HTC, Messenger, Mozilla, Emojidex
Oil Drum may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Oil Drum emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Oil Drum can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS but not supported in HTC, Messenger, Mozilla, Emojidex. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.
This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 7.0 on June 16, 2014 which was followed by addition to Emoji 1.0 in August, 2015. Oil Drum emoji appeared on iOS 9.1, Android 6.0.1, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.