Selection of lexical material in the development of the terminology of oil and gas dictionary

  • Aigerim Smagulova
  • Alma Tussupova


The modern level of development of science and technology is characterized by an enormousamount of information. Even a popular presentation of the latest scientific and technological achievementsrequires a modern man to have a fairly large amount of terminological vocabulary. Therefore, thestudy of individual subsections in terminology is being given more and more attention at present.The oil industry is a rapidly developing the branch of the economy. Providing transportation withfuel is an urgent problem for many countries. Drilling is one of the most important branches of the oil andgas production industry, on the level of development of which oil extraction depends to a large extent,especially in hard-to-reach areas of the globe. In the latest achievements of Kazakhstan’s oil and gasindustry and the formation of appropriate infrastructure in the region, the successful development of theoil and gas resources of the Caspian Basin of Western Kazakhstan largely depends on the operational useof domestic and foreign achievements by scientists, engineers, economists, oil workers in such areas aswell drilling, oil production, the construction of oil pipelines, etc.Terminology as a special branch in the structure of terminology has applied not been fully formed todate. The subject of applied terminology is the comparison of individual terms and their collections relatedto a certain area of knowledge or activity. In addition, the dependence of the term on terminologyand the thermo-system makes it possible to reveal regularities when comparing the content and formalstructure of terms belonging to one national language, but belonging to different sets.The basic principles of selection of lexical material and terminology of oil and gas industry is describedin this article. In view of the proposed principles of selection was made a brief glossary of theminimum dictionary «Petroleum Engineering». The dictionary includes the terminological vocabularyand some lexical items related to general academic vocabulary.
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SMAGULOVA, Aigerim; TUSSUPOVA, Alma. Selection of lexical material in the development of the terminology of oil and gas dictionary. Вестник КазНУ. Серия международные отношения и международное право, [S.l.], v. 79, n. 3, p. 107-113, mar. 2018. ISSN 2618-1215. Доступно на: <>. Дата доступа: 19 aug. 2022