The software can be downloaded free of charge from the Halliburton website (follow link below).
People using corporate computers which do not allow downloads can go to their home computers, download the software and burn it onto a CD-ROM; Halliburton even provides an image for a sticky label to put on the CD.
It builds on Halliburton's 'RedBook' cementing tables reference guide, first published by Halliburton in 1929. The software contains all of the data in the original guide, but with expanded content.
The software can be used for quick and reliable calculations for compuations used in daily operations.
There is also a tool to enable engineers to share well schematics with other enginers quickly.
Users can access information about Halliburton's Energy Services Group product lines.
They can access the American Petroleum Institute's latest pipe data.
"eRedBook software is the most user-friendly, most complete digital oilfield toolkit available today, and it's simply a smarter way for industry professionals to work," the company says.
Users can download the whole software or just the applications they want. Users can copy and paste data into other software.
The software will automatically update itself with new content, revised API pipe data and new features as they become available.