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Resources for Petroleum Engineering

A guide to books, eBooks, journal articles, Internet resources and other material on the subject area of petroleum engineering.


Students who graduate from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Department of Petroleum Engineering are some of the best educated in the industry. UL Lafayette graduates are in high demand from major oil corporations, the service industry, and small and independent oil exploration companies. An education in petroleum engineering provides a wide range of professional opportunities, and American graduates are hired all over the world. The librarians at Edith Garland Dupré Library are eager to help prepare students by providing them with the resources they need for their education.

This guide will give you access to online databases, journals,books and web resources that will hopefully help you with your research needs. Please see the Links to Engineering Guides box for other areas of engineering covered in our Research Guides.

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