1. Search for a specific word or term

    If you know the term you are looking for in English or Hebrew, enter the term into the search box to see the relevant results (translation, definition, explanation)

  2. Browse the categories of terms

    If you do not know the term to use, or wish to increase your understanding or knowledge of the energy industry, then browse through the terms in the glossary by the following categories:

    > All Terms
    All the entries in the glossary appear under this category. This is especially important as it is not always easy to categorize (e.g. electricity tariffs – could be classified under electricity, financial, volumetric)

    > Oil and Gas Business
    Includes all sectors of the oil and gas industry: upstream, midstream and downstream. It thus includes everything from oil and gas exploration and development to gas sales contracts.

    > Electricity
    Includes terms related to electricity, state utilities, independent power production, nuclear power, wind turbines, etc.

    > Financial / Legal / Administrative / Political
    Includes terms from the financial, legal, administrative, political, tender processes, and insurance fields in so far as they relate to the energy economy.

    > Volumetric
    Includes quantities, measurements, pricing, time scales

    > General
    Includes environmental terms, energy conservation, primary fuels besides O&G, HSSE issues, renewable energy and everything else that does not fit into one of the other categories.

    > Useful Translation
    Includes phases taken from legal energy related documents with their relevant English-Hebrew translation.