Petroleum Division

The Petroleum Division is located at the Downtown Library. The library is currently unavailable, due to renovations, so the Division is unavailable as well. The collection will once again be available in the winter of 2018.

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