SOURCE: Knovel


April 13, 2010 09:06 ET

Knovel Introduces Oil and Gas Essentials

Trusted Provider of Validated Engineering Content and Tools Helps Organizations Solve Challenging Technical Problems

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) - Knovel, a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced the immediate availability of Oil and Gas Essentials. From super-majors and oilfield services firms through integrated independents, Knovel's Oil and Gas customers face critical business challenges including optimal asset utilization, maintaining safety, and implementing environmentally sustainable practices. Engineers require access to relevant and reliable technical information to address these challenges with best practices and innovative solutions.

Leveraging historical data of most accessed content and 10 years of experience working with Oil and Gas companies, including six of the top 10 super-majors, this package was established to enable organizations to jumpstart their use of Knovel. As a result, engineers can easily access content that many top firms in the industry frequently use to solve challenging technical problems.

Strategically selected from the 23 total subject areas Knovel offers, Oil and Gas Essentials includes seven subject areas and a collection from AIChE's Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), the standard for guidance on process safety including avoiding ignition hazards, fire protection in processing facilities, incident investigation, and risk assessment. The complete package includes:

  • CCPS Premium Content Collection
  • Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering & Construction Materials
  • Electrical & Power Engineering
  • General Engineering & Engineering Management Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering
  • Oil & Gas Engineering
  • Safety, Health & Hygiene

"Oil and Gas companies -- whether upstream, mid-stream, or downstream -- need to optimize production and ensure safety, and the tasks required to accomplish this are heavily information intensive," said Chris Forbes, CEO and president, Knovel. "As a result, engineers need fast and convenient access to reliable technical information to avoid costly mistakes. Knovel's Oil and Gas Essentials offers a collection of the must-have technical references engineers need to be productive and effective."

For more information about Knovel's Oil and Gas Essentials, contact Knovel Sales at (866) 240-8174 or visit

About Knovel
Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Customers include 70 of the Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 leading universities. Founded in 2000, Knovel is a private company headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit or call (866) 303-3336. 

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