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Terminology Explained: What is Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM)?

Terminology Explained: What is Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM)?

In today's Terminology Explained: What is Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM)? Maintenance has changed over the past 30 years. This is due to a huge increase in the number and variety of physical assets that must be maintained, more complex desig ...

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Breaking from a Vicious Cycle of Maintenance Strategy

Breaking from a Vicious Cycle of Maintenance Strategy

The oil and gas industry is going through a tough period and many companies are downsizing. Oil and Gas UK reports that jobs in the North Sea have been reduced by 1/3 over the last three years. Unfortunately, we can see this trend all over world for ...

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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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Effective planning of maintenance activities

Effective planning of maintenance activities

Asset management comprises of a range of techniques to ensure maximum production at a minimum cost. This is achieved through an optimum combination of design configuration, maintenance strategy and operational procedures. RAM analysis can be used to ...

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Optimising maintenance resources

Optimising maintenance resources

Maintenance strategy is one of the main pillars for sustaining production availability in an oil rig or refinery. In my experience, when developing a RAM (reliability, availability, maintainability) study, the reliability of the system and its ...

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Getting deep in maintenance - subsea maintenance strategy

Getting deep in maintenance - subsea maintenance strategy

Demand for energy is pushing the oil and gas industry to produce in remote and harsh environments. This is supported by new technologies. For example, processes are now being moved from topsides of platforms to the seabed with subsea processing units ...

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