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What is needed to perform a RAM Study?

What is needed to perform a RAM Study?

Maros and Taro require some basic information to run a study. This article aims at answering: What is needed to perform a RAM Study? Design basis The first step of any project aiming at building a RAM model involves becoming familiar with the sy ...

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What are the differences between Maros and Taro?

What are the differences between Maros and Taro?

What are the main differences between Maros and Taro? The main differences are mainly on a block flow diagram level - What does this exactly means? Development of Maros was started in 1984 with a discrete event based simulation tool initially fo ...

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Operational Excellence - Webinar-series: Building your business with RAM analysis -

Operational Excellence - Webinar-series: Building your business with RAM analysis -

Operational Excellence is a collaborative approach involving a number of techniques and processes to boost operating efficiency and reduce fixed cost. DNV GL is organizing a series of webinars on Operational Excellence for RAM professionals where you will learn to extend the impact of RAM models throughout your organisation. ...

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Maros and Taro - New Release!

Maros and Taro - New Release!

Today we’re releasing a new version of Maros and Taro! In the release of the next generation of DNV GL’s Advanced RAM tools, we’re introducing a completely revamped interface with Ribbon technology, as well as a lot of new features that should optimise the modelling process. ...

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More on Lifecycle cost (LCC) analysis

More on Lifecycle cost (LCC) analysis

I was running through some old articles we have here and came across the following (interesting) case study. This article is from 2003 and remains valuable today! Life Cycle Cost Analysis Using Advanced Simulation A petrochemical facility was e ...

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Size of the prize ranges $1.4 – 4.2 million via condition monitoring plus RAM analysis

Size of the prize ranges $1.4 – 4.2 million via condition monitoring plus RAM analysis

Today I am going to reproduce an article recently published by our oil and gas division. DNV GL - Oil and Gas has been working together with operators to combine condition monitoring techniques with RAM analysis to unlock the potential of their exi ...

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Life Cycle Cost analysis at the Operational stage

Life Cycle Cost analysis at the Operational stage

In a period with oil prices under pressure, understanding the risks and potential financial impact is essential to ensure a healthy business. With this in mind, life cycle cost analysis plays an important role in assisting estimation of the economic ...

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Opportunistic Maintenance

Opportunistic Maintenance

Opportunity maintenance is a form of preventive maintenance based upon “convenient” replacement of equipment items or components by taking the advantage of the unplanned or planned shutdown of a system where we have suitable maintenance resources ...

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Plant-wide reliability

Plant-wide reliability

Click on the picture below: This is what we call Plant-wide reliability. For many years, analysts have tried to identify critical areas in their process plants. In an environment of thousands of pieces of equipment with different process condi ...

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Experiments on OpEx modelling – what is the optimum?

Experiments on OpEx modelling – what is the optimum?

The ability to generate a financial picture of the oil and gas asset provides the RAM analyst an important tool to explain the benefits of performing RAM analysis. When discussing financial aspects, you don’t need to be a specialist in statistics o ...

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