Owoko’s book simplifies petroleum industry language

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Stakeholders now have a new window on the petroleum industry as communication expert launches a new book on definition of terms used in the sector.

According to the author, Mr. Mike Owoko, journalism and industry corporate communications veteran, the books introduces “a lingo compendium was reintroduced to the public with reinvigorated and well researched information containing clear and detailed definitions that are extensively cross referenced, and handy for quick and easy understanding of the industry.”

He said the effort was ease communication of issues in the oil and gas industry among stakeholders.

The Language of Oil and Gas which is contained in a book published in the United States of America is a dictionary and a complete explanation of oil and gas terminology comprising current developments in the industry which comprises the upstream, midstream and downstream.

The book which is entitled, The Language of Oil and Gas, is published by BookVenture Publishing LLC, and has been formally released to the public through major bookstores worldwide, including Amazon, Banes and Nobles, BookVentures.

“Every trade or profession has its language.  The language is what gives it its unique identification.  The oil and gas industry, just like other trade and professions, has its peculiar language.  For those whose activities revolve round this industry, the surest way to build a bridge across to it is to be familiar with its unique identification”, Michael Owhoko disclosed in the new book.

The author further said that the book is vital to all stakeholders in the oil and gas industry, particularly professionals, practitioners, journalists, contractors, businessmen and students, as it provides explanation to hitherto grey areas with robust clarity of concepts.

“Indeed, the book is a must read, as all lives are impacted directly or indirectly by the oil and gas industry one way or the other.”

Michael Owhoko is a media and public relations practitioner who has mostly worked in the oil and gas, banking, and media industries. He earned degrees in political science and mass communications and is the publisher of Media Issues, an online newspaper.  He’s also the author of Career Frustration in the Workplace; Nigeria on the Precipice: Issues, Options and Solutions; The Future of Nigeria; and Feminism: The Agony of Men.


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