This is a list of helpful Petroleum Engineering related websites:
Contains information about oil and natural gas for the general public; plus information for oil and natural gas professionals and policy makers.
This USGS Web site contains extensive information on oil and gas resources and the potential for future development in the United States.
Powerful directory-search engine-buyers guide service aimed specifically at the engineering industry.
Excellent online source for engineers of all disciplines. Extensive directory, educator's resources, free tools, forum, career center, directories, and even textbook rentals.
Popular web site for engineering professionals to exchange ideas and assistance. Online forums include specific disciplines from aeronautics engineering to structural engineering; other forums include hot topics, careers and even a section on proper language usage.
A comprehensive subject list of web sites, vendors, and organizations. Directory is divided into very specific areas.
A leading specialized information services and e-publishing company serving the engineering, manufacturing and related scientific and technical market segments. Newsletters, product listings, broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content.
InfoMine is a virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It contains useful Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information.
News, resources, magazines, e-newsletters, events, etc about the worldwide oil industry.
Online portal which connects job seekers in related professions with employers and employment recruiters.
International professional organization that is the technical and professional home for all those engaged in all aspects of the upstream oil and gas industry.
A scientific web search engine for web content, journal content, scientist’s personal websites, courseware, patents, institutional repositories and much more.
TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more.
United States. Energy Information Administration.
Official energy statistics from the US government on petroleum prices, reserves, production, refining and processing, trade, consumption, and sales. Includes some international data.
Oil & Gas etrack
Detailed statistical reports on exploration and production in the oil and gas industries.
Proquest Statistical Datasets
Includes petroleum production and pricing data from a variety of sources.
World Development Indicators
Economic, social adn environmental data, including oil and gas production and consumption. Data as early as 1960.
World Resources Institute (environmental think tank)
Includes datasets on energy and resources including oil and petroleum products.
OPEC -- Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Statistical yearbook from the International Energy Agency - IEA
Central administration for statistics
Standards are codes of best practice containing technical specifications and guidelines. They are used to ensure uniformity and consistency, reliability and safety and provide a quality benchmark.
Many standards are produced by national bodies, but some are produced internationally or by industry.
Provides access to the full text of IEEE standards from 1988.
World Standards Services Network (WSSN), is a network of publicly accessible standards organisations around the world. WSSN provides information on international, regional and national standardisation and provides direct links to the web sites of many standards organisations. Please note – this is not a full-text service.
The NSSN search engine gives access to information from standards organisations from around the world. Not full-text.
Provides links to various free online standards and related information, particularly in the areas of Health and Safety and Construction.
Provides links to publicly available catalogues and online standards stores. Not full-text.
Provides access to an index of worldwide industry codes and standards. Not full-text.
The Library does not hold copies of patents but many are freely available in full text from the patents sites listed below.