Databases contain articles from periodicals such as trade publications or scholarly journals, industry reports from government and private analysts, and statistics tracked by various agencies. The subscription resources marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.
For oil and gas company research, view company database recommendations. For historical research, in addition to these database listed below, explore the databases listed in the history section resources within this guide.