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With ScienceDirect, you can access the widest range of full–text articles in scientific and technical journals and books. It puts all the critical information you need at your fingertips as you strive to make discoveries, innovate in your oil and gas R&D and improve your R&D productivity.

How ScienceDirect makes a difference
Navigating today's big challenges — such as minimizing environmental impact, uncertainty and risk while maximizing output, safety and compliance — means making smart, informed decisions under intense pressure. And keeping up with the latest advances in oil and gas, such as high–resolution subsurface imaging, catalysis and carbon capture and storage, requires access to the right knowledge.

That's why ScienceDirect helps accelerate your research with a vast, ever–expanding library of published interdisciplinary content across a wide range of subject areas — with content enrichments and intelligent search tools to find exactly what you need.

ScienceDirect helps researchers to:

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  • Locate and evaluate potential production sites in increasingly challenging environments
  • Quickly prioritize high-probability sites and avoid committing resources to less profitable areas
  • Successfully advise management on exploration opportunities supported by authoritative research

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  • Build a complete scientific bibliography and document recommendations
  • Successfully and efficiently juggle multiple projects
  • Stay up–to–date on the newest methodologies, research and new topics in any specific field of exploration

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In the competitive, fast–paced world of finding new production fields, geologists need instant access to a variety of data and research. Find out how ScienceDirect helped Repsol work faster and smarter.
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Researchers in the oil and gas industry use ScienceDirect to:

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Make smart decisions based on trusted, peer-reviewed information.
Gather the latest interdisciplinary insights from a vast range of information across subject areas.

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Get cutting–edge content and supplementary material to accelerate your R&D.
Delve into more than 15 million articles with embedded audio, video and data. And stay informed on the latest scientific developments by setting up search alerts.

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Discover additional research paths help you navigate your options.
Find out what your peers are reading, giving you new perspectives and insights.

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Industry insights for oil and gas 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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Challenges in achieving operational excellence in refining & petrochemicals

Challenges in achieving operational excellence in refining & petrochemicals - R&D Solutions | Elsevier

Facing decreasing margins and slowed growth, downstream operators in the oil and gas industry must look to other areas to improve their fortunes.


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