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Petroleum Engineering Resources

Science and Engineering LIbrarian

Nancy Linden
117Q Anderson Library

New to PE? Read these!

Books you can get from the shelves

Devereux, S. (1999). Drilling for oil & gas: a nontechnical guide. Tulsa, OK: PennWell. (General Collection: TN871.2 D477 1999)

Hyne, N. J. (2012). Nontechnical guide to petroleum geology, exploration, drilling, and production. Tulsa, OK: Penn Well Corp. (General Collection: TN870.5 H9624 2012)  Also see ebook version below.

Online books (Click on the image!)



Petroleum Engineering Handbook online

PetroWiki was created from the seven volume Petroleum Engineering Handbook (PEH) published by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). PetroWiki preserves the PEH content in unaltered form  while allowing SPE's membership to update and expand content from the published version

Find data for your projects and papers

Find journal articles

Find books, journals and more

Need to find books on a topic?  Looking for a specific journal?  Search the Library catalog

(Obtain articles and books the Library doesn't own through the free Interlibrary Loan service.)

Find patents

Patents are available via many search engines.  

An excellent video from University of Central Florida shows how to use CPC (classification) codes to do a more accurate patent search.

Organize and cite your sources