Knovel helps oil and gas companies achieve operational excellence and reduce risk in an unpredictable environment

Engineers working in both upstream and downstream at global oil and gas companies of all sizes share personal stories and real-life examples of how Knovel helped them to improve production rates, reduce operating costs, adhere to oil and gas regulations and improve refinery operations, avoid shutdowns, and bolster profit margins. Read the interviews below to learn how.

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Help solving a severe corrosion issue, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Help solving a severe corrosion issue in a refinery boiler

By altering the solution, the engineer was able to increase boiler efficiency, avoid condensate return issues and save $90,000 in retrofitting expenses.

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Reducing downtime risk in oil and gas pipelines - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Reducing downtime risk in oil and gas pipelines

To protect business continuity, one hydraulic engineer at a major transporter for oil and gas was tasked with estimating the feasibility of having backup pumps in a redundant pump system.
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Designing a natural substation to achieve low operational costs - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Designing a natural substation to achieve low operational costs

A lead applications engineer used answers and insights from Knovel to design a purification system, resulting in affordable operating costs.

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Large Engineering Project Management Company - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Achieving optimal design and development with precise search and up-to-date technical insights

Thanks to Knovel, gone are the days when engineers had to pack dozens of personal notebooks for reference on overseas jobs. Knovel lets this engineer easily search online for needed data – no matter where he is.

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Non-Conventional Oil & Gas Company - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Discovering a new solution to treat corrosion and reduce downtime and costs

Preventing the corrosion in shale gas wells during low activity was getting expensive and interfering with production. Using Knovel, an engineer found the perfect solution.

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Oil & Gas drilling company - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Streamlining a major bottleneck in data processing

When an engineer at an oil and gas company wanted to automate the extensive calibration process, Knovel helped him write a program that saved the company time and money.

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Global Integrated O&G Company, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Identifying the most costeffective approach for debottlenecking in a polypropylene plant

A global engineering team used Knovel to identify the best and most cost-effective approach for debottlenecking a polypropylene plant, increasing capacity at a low cost.

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BP - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

BP: Making vital advances and addressing challenging problems

BP’s employees required ready access to literature and tools. That’s why they count on Knovel to provide reliable, cuttingedge information that saves them valuable time on projects.

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Large Oil & Gas Company - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Enhancing effective management and innovative thinking to generate profitable outcomes

An independent oil and gas firm uses Knovel to find answers and understand processes better than any basic web search, locating critical reference materials and regulatory information quickly and easily.

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Clean-technology energy company - Oil and Gas, Customer stories, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions

Solving a scaling challenge to develop a more energyefficient process for heavy oil extraction

A clean-technology energy company needed to find the right pump to boost production. Knovel helped them quickly identify the exact one they needed — and double their output.

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