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Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

By using the pages in this web site, you agree to accept these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you should not use this site. Please read our Privacy Policy.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

Petroleum Abstracts and The University of Tulsa will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure. Petroleum Abstracts will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or a site which is linked to this site, even if there is negligence on the part of the Petroleum Abstracts or an authorized representative of Petroleum Abstracts has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both. The above limitation or exclusion may not apply in specific circumstances to the extent that applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Petroleum Abstracts' total liability to you for all losses, damages, and causes of action, whether in contract, tort (including without limitation, negligence), or otherwise, will not be greater than the amount you paid to access this site.

By using the Petroleum Abstracts web site, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The University of Tulsa and its respective agents, employees, trustees, and representatives harmless against all claims, demands, causes of action, losses and damages for injury or death (including court costs and attorney's fees), or the loss of or damage to property arising out of your use of the Petroleum Abstracts web site, or your breach of these policies. The University of Tulsa will provide notice to you of any such action or claim, and reserves the right to participate, at your expense, in the investigation, settlement, and defense of any such action or claim.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The material in this site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Petroleum Abstracts may make changes or improvements at any time. The materials in this site are provided "AS IS" and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Petroleum Abstracts disclaims all warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Petroleum Abstracts does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the material in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

Copyright and Trademarks

The web site, materials and services are protected by copyright pursuant to copyright laws of the United States of America, international conventions, and other copyright laws and are owned or controlled by The University of Tulsa or the party credited as the provider of the actual content in question. You agree to abide by any and all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in any part of the web site and the service. Any copy of the material or portion thereof must include the copyright notice: © Copyright 2015, The University of Tulsa. All rights reserved.

Petroleum Abstracts®, the Petroleum Abstracts logo, and related trademarks and service marks, owned by The University of Tulsa, are registered and/or used in the United States and internationally. ANY USE, COPYING, OR REPRODUCTION OF THE PETROLEUM ABSTRACTS TRADEMARKS OR LOGOS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION OF PETROLEUM ABSTRACTS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. All other trademarks, service marks and trade names referenced on this site are the property of their respective owners.

Links to Third Party Web Sites

This site may be linked to other sites that are not maintained by Petroleum Abstracts. Petroleum Abstracts is not responsible for the content of those sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement of the sites by Petroleum Abstracts. Petroleum Abstracts makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The user acknowledges and agrees that these Terms and Conditions and all other matters in any way involving this web site shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Oklahoma, United States of America (without regard to any conflict of laws or principles); the venue for any actions, suits, or proceedings is proper in a Court of competent jurisdiction in Tulsa County, Oklahoma; and each party waives any objection to such venue.


The University of Tulsa and Petroleum Abstracts reserve the right to discontinue any or all online services at any time or to revise the terms and policies of this acceptable use agreement. If the policies are revised, the updated policies will be posted on this web site. You should review the policies periodically, particularly after any updates, to ensure that you are familiar with them. By using the system, you agree to abide by the online service policies outlined herein. If you cannot accept these policies, please do not use the online service.

© Copyright 2015, The University of Tulsa. All rights reserved.

Petroleum Abstracts Internet Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Petroleum Abstracts at The University of Tulsa uses and protects any information given to us when you use this web site. By using the pages in this site, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you should not use this site.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Petroleum Abstracts uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals through our web site unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This information is used solely by Petroleum Abstracts or other entities who are involved in the operation of this site for internal purposes. Petroleum Abstracts does not sell lists of information about our online visitors to third parties. We will share personally identifiable information voluntarily disclosed on this site with third parties only when the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it or we are required to by law.


We care about the safety and security of your transaction. We use high-grade encryption and the https security protocol to communicate with your browser software and protect personal information collected online against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us.

This site incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information that we may collect. We have put into place reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss, misuse and alteration, such as Secure Sockets Layer or "SSL" and firewalls, to ensure that your information is secure and confidential. Certain personally identifiable information, such as credit card information, is transferred to our computers utilizing encryption software. Only those employees who need access to your information to carry out business functions are allowed access. Our security policies are reviewed periodically and revised as required. Many areas on the site require a password. We recommend that you do not share your password with anyone.

It is important to recognize that whatever you transmit or disclose online could be collected and used by others or unlawfully intercepted by third parties. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

For information about the legal or technical issues regarding the use of this site, please read our Terms of Use.

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