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Hubbert's Peak

  • By: Tina Evans
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Hubbert's peak is the point at which an oil field or geographic region reaches its maximum production capacity. Hubbert's peak is named after Marion King Hubbert, a highly respected geophysicist and petroleum geologist. According to Hubbert, oil production from a given ...

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