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EN: “Multilingual Dictionary of the Gas Industry”
FR: “Dictionnaire multilingue de l'industrie du gaz”
By: International Gas Union
Published on 1997 by Vulkan-Verlag GmbH

Product description


This book offers reliable terminology prepared for the IGU by gas engineers and linguists. It includes more than 6000 terms in 10 languages - English, French, Czech, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Slovak and Spanish. Vocabulary is subdivided into 10 subject areas: sources of energy, sciences and engineering, production and storage, manufacture of gaseous fuels, LNG and LPG, gas treatment, transmission and distribution, utilisation, commercial, legal and administrative. The book contains definitions, drawings and bibliographical section. There are 8 appendices: chemical compounds, reserve classifications, classical manufacture of gas, gasification and treatment processes, gas families, pressure ranges, fuel oils by viscosity, units and conversion factors. In an alphabetical index for each language, all the terms included in the vocabulary, appendices and drawings, are listed by languages and are given reference numbers.

About the Author


The International Gas Union (IGU) is a worldwide non-profit organisation registered in Vevey, Switzerland with the Secretariat currently located in Hoersholm, Denmark.

The objective of IGU is to promote the technical and economic progress of the gas industry.

The members of IGU are associations and entities of the gas industries in 67 countries.

IGU's cooperates with many global energy organisations. It's working organisation covers all domains of the gas industry from exploration and production of natural gas on- or offshore, pipeline and piped distribution systems to customers' premises and combustion of the gas at the point of use.

The “Multilingual Dictionary of the Gas Industry” contains the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, Czech, Polish, Slovenian and Russian.

The Multilingual Gas Dictionary allows IGU members to find translations of a vast number of gas related terms in 10 major languages.

The “Multilingual Dictionary of the Gas Industry” can be found here

For user name and password, please contact the IGU Secretariat