Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center

Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center

Collection Highlights

Representative examples of resources available at the Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center. To identify additional energy-related resources available from Dallas Public Library locations, please use the Catalog.

 
Oilfield items from Dilworth S. Hager
   

Databases/Online Sources

Two computer workstations in the Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center are available for energy-related research. Electronic resources on the each workstation include:

Please see the Business & Technology Division Homepage for additional CD-ROM and Internet Databases available for research.

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Reference Sources

Within the Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center, the library user will find several sources of valuable reference information, including journals and newsletters; dictionaries; directories; atlases and maps; conference proceedings; and other reference sources (e.g. technical handbooks, state regulatory information). This Webpage will be used to feature representative recently added titles.

Journals and Newsletters

  • AAPG Bulletin
  • The American Oil & Gas Reporter
  • Hart's E&P
  • JPT: Journal of Petroleum Technology
  • Natural Gas Week
  • Oil and Gas Investor
  • Oil and Gas Journal
  • Oilweek
  • U.S. Lease Price Report
  • World Oil

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Dictionaries

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Directories

Within the Hamon Center Reference section the library user will find an extensive directory collection. Examples include:

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Atlases/Maps

The Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center includes a small collection of maps and atlases relevant to the energy industry. Examples of maps and atlases available include:

Potentially relevant map materials may also be found within other collections at the Central Library, including mineral maps residing in the Government Division on the 6th floor.

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Conference Proceedings

  • SPE/IADC Drilling Conference (Available Online)
  • SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (Available Online)
  • SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference (Available Online)

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Recently Added Reference Resources

Among recent additions to the Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center are the following titles:

  • Eagle Ford Directory (2014-2015)
  • Marcellus-Utica Directory (2013-2014)
  • Midstream Directory (2014)
  • Permian Basin Directory (2014)
  • Platt's Directory of Electric Power Producers and Distributors (2014)
  • Plunkett's Energy Industry Almanac (2014)
  • Realizing the Potential of U.S. Unconventional Natural Gas

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    Circulating Materials

    A wide variety of petroleum and energy-related materials is available through the Hamon Center for check-out to Dallas Public Library cardholders, including a comprehensive collection of introductory and nontechnical sources covering various petroleum industry sectors.

    Introductory/Nontechnical Sources

    The Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center houses several sources of nontechnical or beginning-level information about oil and gas topics. Examples of titles providing introductory treatment include:

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    Recently Added Circulating Titles

    Among recent additions to the Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center are the following titles:

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