An Author Speaks New Oil and Gas Language Lingo


By Yinka Olatunbosun

Written by Michael Owhoko, a renowned journalist and author, a new book is set to change the game for those in the oil and gas business and even those watching from the outside. Created with simplified vocabulary to promote effective communication aimed at improved business transactions and processes, this new book titled “The Language of Oil & Gas,” is specifically designed to assist industry players and non-experts with clear understanding of the industry’s business and operations.

The book is an enriched dictionary with complete explanation of oil and gas terminology, including detailed definitions that are extensively cross referenced on the upstream, midstream and downstream sub-sectors and developments in the industry. The well-researched lingo also serves as a tool and a bridge for those whose activities revolve round the industry, enabling them to understand the peculiar petroleum language.

“Most times, people do not realize the technical depth of the oil and gas industry until they are mid-way into the process. The essence of the book is to provide a clear understanding of the industry jargon in a simplified form to enable stakeholders appreciate and have a deeper knowledge of the industry”, Owhoko revealed in the book.