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Resources for Petroleum Engineering   Tags: energy, engineering, oil and gas engineering, petroleum engineering  

A guide to books, ebooks, journal articles, Internet resources and other material on the subject area of petroleum engineering.
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Credo Online Reference Service

Use Credo Online Reference Service to search through major reference sources such as online dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, quotations, and bilingual dictionaries.  In addition to Credo resources, Content pages also include news, images, videos, links to full-text articles and other resources in EBSCO, JSTOR, Gale Cengage and Google Books.  It even has a crossword solver and measurement conversions.  Updated regularly.  Only for UL Lafayette users.

Titles from this strong collection of over
780 titles

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Manufacturing Engineering Handbook, Second Edition - Hwaiyu Geng
ISBN: 9780071839778
Publication Date: 2015-10-26
This thoroughly updated resource offers complete details on traditional, advanced, and emerging manufacturing engineering processes. All new topics include cloud computing, Internet of Things, 3D printing, nano manufacturing and advanced manufacturing, and operations research.


New Books at Dupré Library

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Natural Gas Engineering Handbook - Boyun Guo; Ali Ghalambor
Publication Date: 2012
This must-have handbook includes: A focus on real-world essentials rather than theory Illustrative examples throughout the text Working spreadsheet programs for all the engineering calculations on a free and easy to use companion site Exercise problems at the end of every chapter, including newly added questions utilizing the spreadsheet programs Expanded sections covering today's technologies, such as multi-fractured horizontal wells and shale gas wells

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Advanced Drilling Engineering - G. Robello Samuel; Xiushan Liu
Publication Date: 2009
Samuel and Liu's volume covers full understanding of elaborate drilling processes and engineering well design aspects. Starting with well trajectory and wellbore positioning, they explain well-path planning for directional and extended-reach wells. Other vital topics include collision avoidance, checking for proximity between neighboring wells, downhole survey tools plus MWD/LWD and through bit logging, and intelligent smart well technology, including downhole monitoring tools.


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Find books and other resources in this list of print and online titles.

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Careers in Engineering, 2nd ed.
Call Number: TA157 .G3267 2003
ISBN: 0071390413

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Comprehensive Dictionary of Petroleum Science & Technology (English-French, French-English)
Call Number: Ref TN 865 .M740 1993
ISBN: 2710806487

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Financial Times Energy Yearbooks. Domestic Oil & Gas
Call Number: HG4821 .O4 1998

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Financial Times Global Oil & Gas Directory
Call Number: Ref HG4821 .O4

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Gulf Coast Oil Directory
Call Number: TN867 .G8
Annual publication, currently received.

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Illustrated Glossary of Petroleum Geochemistry
Call Number: TN 870 .5 .M493 1989
ISBN: 0198544928

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Larousse Dictionary Of Science and Technology
Call Number: Ref Q123 .L37 1995
ISBN: 0752300105

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McGraw-Hill Ency. of Science and Technology, 7th ed.
Call Number: Ref Q121 .M3 1992
ISBN: 9780071441438

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Opportunities in Engineering Careers
Call Number: Electronic Resource
ISBN: 0071415564
Click on link to access. Login required.

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Petroleum Engineering Handbook--Sustainable Operations
Call Number: 2008 edition available full text in Business Source Complete.

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Sign Here Please: The Story of an (almost) Barefoot Petroleum Landman
Call Number: HD9565 .D8
ISBN: 0682480541

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Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development
Click on title for access.
Called "The Gold Book." U.S. Bureau of Mines 4th edition, Rev 2007.

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The Practice of Reservoir Engineering
Call Number: TN871 .D35 2001
ISBN: 0444506705


Gale Virtual Reference Library

An electronic database of encyclopedias, dictionaries and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Fully searchable across chapter, essays and other files.  Updated regularly.

This database is available only to UL Lafayette users.


Titles from the collection include:

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Space Sciences

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Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy


Oxford Reference Online

The Oxford Reference Collection offers a huge range of fully-indexed, extensively linked, up to date, and cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions series.

Find a wealth of facts, figures, definitions, and translations from one of the world's biggest and most trusted reference publishers, including more than 50,000 additional in-depth, scholarly articles from titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series.

Titles are listed in the library's catalog as electronic resources, including the following:

This database is available only to UL Lafayette users.


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The full text of books may be searched.  Click on "Find this book in a library" to find a local library that owns the title.  Titles that are out of copyright generally have the entire contents available through Google Books.


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