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Forecasting Maintenance Excellence

Forecasting Maintenance Excellence

Striking a good balance between the cost of maintenance and cost of failure is essential. Profit margins are under ever-increasing pressure making it impossible for companies to carry-on with their current operational expenditure. Ageing assets coupl ...

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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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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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Criticality-based Maintenance

Criticality-based Maintenance

Criticality-based maintenance is of fundamental importance to enable a fast turn-around time, thus reducing downtime ...

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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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Spare parts optimisation

Spare parts optimisation

Systems and process equipment in the oil and gas industry typically require maintenance resources and repair activities to sustain a level of availability. Maros and Taro present an extensive maintenance strategy modelling capability to cover mainten ...

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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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