Petroleum Division

The Petroleum Division is located at the Downtown Library. For more information about researching petroleum, email reference or call 432-688-4328.


Petroleum books and resources may not be borrowed. They must be viewed on library premises. Materials in the Petroleum Division include:

  • Biographical information
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Geology of different countries
  • Geophysics
  • Hazardous waste
  • History of the oil and gas industry
  • Hydrology and Hydrogeology
  • Oil and gas laws and taxation
  • Oil industry directories
  • Petroleum association and society membership directories
  • Volcanoes
  • Well logging