from grapho- + -oil + -logie-logy: inference of future production from an oil production profile. The theory underlying graphoilogy is that production profile is an expression of limited oil reserves; hence, a systematic analysis of the way production profiles are shaped can reveal traits of actual ressources.
Hubbert, M. King. (1956)
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Matthew Simmons on the Government Accountability Office Report on Peak Oil