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Energy Resources: Petroleum

This guide features all types of major resources on all sources of energy, more traditional and alternative or renewable resources.

Petroleum/Oil resources

More Specific Resources:
Databases:
Repository of technical papers presented at SPE-sponsored conferences and in SPE's technical journals. Access requires authentication. Go to Papers/Publications/Authors section at top menu and click on eLibrary/Technical Papers to search. You must save papers of interest to cart and complete the check-out process as Member/Subscriber (the cart will show $0.00 at check-out) to download the papers.
2.  GeoRef  (1785+ N. America; 1933+ Worldwide)  
Index to the international geological literature from 1785 to present. The database covers journal articles, books, conference proceedings, and a wide variety of publications indexed by special bibliographies from international, national and regional geological surveys and societies.
Books: 
International petroleum encyclopedia, Lewis Library (SCI): Serials (shelved by serial title) 1968-v. 41 (2008)
Societies & Institutions:
American Petroleum Institute
The major branches of government dealing with the petroleum are:
1.  United States Geological Survey
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WORLD PETROLEUM ASSESSMENT 2000 – DESCRIPTION AND RESULTS
2.  Department of Energy (DOE)

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Emily Wild
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