Hubbert's peak

/hʌbəts ˈpik/ (say hubuhts 'peek)

noun
the point in a bell-shaped curve where petroleum production reaches its maximum output and then begins to decline, being a constant for any particular region worldwide.
{from the theory proposed by MK Hubbert, 1903–89, US geophysicist}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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