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How will you meet the energy demands of the future?

Meeting the energy needs of the future in a low price environment means making more informed decisions to improve success rates as well as developing and leveraging cutting–edge technologies for better recovery rates — all while boosting overall operational excellence.

Elsevier's R&D Solutions provides critical data and technology solutions to support exploration and production teams with health, environment and safety goals, increase operational efficiency, and ultimately improve oil exploration and production outcomes.

How we help
Elsevier's R&D solutions helps E&P companies develop and improve oil and gas by enabling them to:

Elsevier's R&D Solutions provides critical data and technology solutions - Oil and Gas | Elsevier

  • Find new exploration opportunities and evaluate prospects to drive E&P investment decisions
  • Find analogues to de–risk prospects, plays and better delineate reservoir characteristics and properties
  • Identify new oil and gas production technologies and materials to improve well construction and minimize downtime and work–overs

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  • Identify engineering technologies and materials for optimizing production and improving rates of recovery throughout the life of the field
  • Research existing technologies and find potential partners for developing new technologies, solving specific operational challenges

Customer stories

Thousands of researchers and other R&D professionals working in oil and gas rely on our intuitive solutions.

Knovel Solution Story: Oil and Gas Drilling Company

Knovel Solution Story: Oil and Gas Drilling Company - R&D Solutions | Elsevier

When hundreds of pieces of sensitive equipment need to be calibrated, the volume of the data to be processed can create a significant bottleneck — unless it's automated. With Knovel, engineers can create programs to calculate data automatically, saving work hours and money.
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How ScienceDirect knowledge is vital for success at Repsol

How ScienceDirect knowledge is vital for success at Repsol - R&D Solutions | Elsevier

Discover how exploration professionals at Repsol rely on ScienceDirect as a primary information tool to meet the challenge of locating and evaluating potential product site in increasingly demanding environments.

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Elsevier's R&D Solutions for Exploration & Production

Geofacets

Geofacets helps oil and gas companies rank E&P opportunities and prospects with more confidence by providing users with access to published scientific maps, figures (e.g., seismic profiles, cross–sections, etc.) and tables that easily integrate with GIS projects.
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Knovel

Knovel helps oil and gas companies minimize risk while maximizing output by providing engineers access to technical reference materials and interactive tools for developing and managing projects with greater efficiency and certainty.
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ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect helps oil and gas companies accelerate research and broaden knowledge horizons by providing visibility on the latest state-of-the-art technology advances such as high-resolution subsurface imaging, carbon capture and storage, and catalysis.
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Scopus

Scopus helps oil and gas companies drive discovery and innovation forward by enabling researchers to find top experts by research subject or geographic areas, and identify leading drilling and completion technologies being developed and patented by industry leaders.
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Ideas and insights for industry professionals

The best path to operational excellence may require being more innovative

The best path to operational excellence may require being more innovative - R&D Solutions | Elsevier

Low oil prices have caused a great deal of frustration and even panic among some in the oil and gas industry. But now is a good time to consider how innovation is still happening — even in today's less–than–ideal conditions.

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Enhanced oil recovery — Do you have the right EOR strategy?

Enhanced oil recovery — Do you have the right EOR strategy? - R&D Solutions | Elsevier

For a decade, the oil and gas industry made great strides in enhanced oil recovery technology and innovation. But the drop in oil prices has caused many companies to scale back their EOR efforts. What techniques should your company try in these uncertain times?
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