Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center

Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center

Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center

 J. Erik Jonsson Library, 5th fl.
 Business & Technology Div.
 1515 Young St.
 Dallas, TX 75201
 214-670-1608 
 Business@dallaslibrary.org

 

The Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center is a state-of-the-art petroleum research facility conveniently located in the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in downtown Dallas, Texas.   Visit the Hamon Center for free access to valuable industry information resources, including the following representative sources:

  • International Petroleum Encyclopedia
    Yearly compendium of worldwide news, statistics, and atlas data, with key statistics listed for individual countries including refining capacity, production, oil/condensate reserves, and natural gas reserves.
     
  • SPE Conference Proceedings (Available Online)
    Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Conference and Symposium Proceedings, including several technical papers related to fracturing and other technologies used in the Barnett Shale formation (Bibliography).
     
  • U. S. Lease Price Report 
    Market prices by county for bonus, royalty, rental, and lease term.
     
  • Property and lease ownership maps
    Coverage includes the following Texas counties: Tobin Lease Summary Maps - Denton, Jack, Palo Pinto, Parker, Wise; Tobin Ownership Summary Maps - Johnson, Tarrant; Historical Tobin Heydrick's maps - Bosque, Clay, Comanche, Cooke, Coryell, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervelle, Stephens, Tarrant, Wise, Young; Historical Tobin Shelf maps - Hamilton.

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The Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center is operated by the Dallas Public Library with funding generated by a gift from Mrs. Nancy Hamon in honor of her husband, Jake L. Hamon. The collection provides a comprehensive and current selection of print and electronic materials with emphasis on investments, company information, financial management, industry surveys, and statistics within the oil and gas industry and the broader energy industry.

For additional information about our resources, or for questions about library assistance available for oil and gas research, please contact us at 214-670-1608.

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