Petroleum Data Centre


“To develop specialised petroleum reference collection”


“To become a leading national reference centre on petroleum related matters”

“To build a research and work related information network that will improve the quality, efficiency, and productivity of individuals, who can make informed decisions”

This centre houses, our main collection and offers a wide range of petroleum geology and engineering, information, which is open to members for lending.

Members are spoilt for choice with our variety of specialised dictionaries, atlases as well as statistical journals, yearbooks and textbooks.

Our Special and Namibian collection offers a wide range of reports, in-house publications as well as Ministry of Mines and Energy publication

The following newspapers are also available in the centre:

We have a number of documentaries on a variety of issues such as NAMCOR petroleum, geology and engineering activities as well as HIV/AIDs available in our centre.

Communication volumes published by The Geological Survey are available in Namibia

For referencing! we have a number of law journals available as well as newspaper clipping

Membership is open to members of the public free of charge.