From the U.S. Department of Energy, the EIA is an excellent source for information on petroleum and natural gas with information organized by both country and resource type. Excellent statistics and charts.
All aspects of the industry are covered in this magazine archive, with special statistical reports.
The Oil & Gas Journal database contains the full text of OGJ from 1990 to date. In addition, the database includes topical surveys from 1995 onward related to US and worldwide oil & gas companies, construction, refining, and production of petroleum, natural gas, sulfur, and ethylene among others.
Useful tool to locate information related to oil with an international perspective.
Offers current, international news and perspectives on a variety of topics and events throughout the world. It brings together an array of sources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions in a wide range of subject areas, including sociology, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women's studies, and human rights. Updated daily.
Contains reports providing overviews of major policy issues. The reports are designed to provide a full briefing on the topic from background, pros/cons, maps/charts, and links to relevant resources. One of the more recent reports concerns fracking; another concerns the future of the Gulf States.
The CQ Researcher is a collection of reports covering political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Keywords: hot topics, current events, social issues, social trends, archive, English 15, CAS 100, background information, general interest, contemporary issues, overviews. CQ Global Researcher (formerly a stand alone DB) content was merged into CQ Researcher.
The Global Commodities sub-collection contains historic information about the history of oil production and major corporations such as Esso and BP. Maps and visualizations show change over time by country or region.
Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. The collections cover a broad range of topics in the humanities and social sciences. The stated themes are Area Studies, Cultural Studies, Empire and Globalism, Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality, History, Literature, Politics, Theatre, War and Conflict. Search across all of Penn State's collections via the AMexplorer search box, or browse the list of links.