(Charlottesville, VA and Richardson, TX) January 12, 2021 – Silverchair and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) announced today the launch of their multi-publisher online library, OnePetro®, on the Silverchair Platform.

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For more than 60 years, the Society of Petroleum Engineers has set the standard for collecting technical knowledge about the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas resources, while also effectively disseminating this information to industry professionals around the world. OnePetro is SPE’s revolutionary multi-publisher online library containing a wealth of technical content on the oil and gas industry. OnePetro provides easy access to over 230,000 documents from 21 publishing partners and has established itself as the premier research resource within the oil and gas industry.

The new OnePetro site provides an exceptional user experience that helps members, companies, and institutions to access essential technical information quickly. OnePetro benefits from enhanced discoverability for both academic and corporate institutions, as well as self-serve tools that enable SPE staff to add sites and products quickly and cost-effectively (with almost 300 sites and 2,000 product rules at launch).

“SPE has a clear and ambitious digital strategy to ensure that OnePetro continues to meet the ever-changing needs of researchers, scientists, engineers, and students,” said Thane Kerner, Silverchair CEO. “Enabling non-profit associations such as SPE to achieve these goals in a dynamic and effective manner is at the heart of Silverchair’s mission.”

"SPE is pleased to partner with Silverchair to ensure that OnePetro not only keeps pace with current publishing enhancements and the expectations of our users but pushes the boundaries of what OnePetro can become," said Rebekah Stacha, SPE's Assistant Director, Technical Publications. "Through development and now launch, it’s clear that Silverchair is the right partner for OnePetro, both now and into the future."




About the Society of Petroleum Engineers
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose members are engaged in energy resources development and production. SPE serves more than 156,000 members in 154 countries worldwide. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and provides services through its publications, events, training courses, and online resources at www.spe.org.

About Silverchair
Silverchair integrates and delivers scholarly and professional content from a single omni-format hosting platform – journals, books, video, custom formats, and more. The Silverchair Platform provides distinctive online sites, unique products, and advanced technologies to STM and humanities publishers, professional societies, and the federal government, propelling their content to greater reach and impact.


For More Information Contact:

Ben Nelson
PR - Communications Manager
Society of Petroleum Engineers

Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen
Senior Marketing Manager

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