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
- 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).
- Powell Barnett Shale Newsletter (Available Online)
Research studies and news of the Barnett Shale, as well as the Fayetteville Shale, Marcellus Shale, and Haynesville Shale plays.
- 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.
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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