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CERAWeek 2018

March 01, 2018

Technology Convergence Comes to a "Tipping Point"

Author: John Hague

At CERAWeek 2018, we'll be exploring how advancements such as machine learning are helping energy companies achieve asset optimization and maximize profitability.

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Always question your dynamic simulation

February 21, 2018

Always Question Your Dynamic Simulation

Author: Jennifer Dyment

Craig MacKay of the Xodus Group shares his take on the tricks, the value and the future of dynamic modeling.

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Standardized Design Is a CAPEX-Cutter

February 15, 2018

Standardized Design Is a CAPEX-Cutter

Author: Ron Beck

With the right software technology infrastructure in place, upstream companies can reduce costs by 50 percent or more.

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Don’t Rely on the “Check Engine” Light

February 13, 2018

Don’t Rely on the “Check Engine” Light

Author: Robert Golightly

Ready to move beyond outdated traditional maintenance practices? Harness the power of prescriptive analytics for the earliest warnings of failure.

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Mass Customization: A Key to Improving Customer Outcomes

February 09, 2018

Mass Customization: A Key to Improving Customer Outcomes

Author: Catherine Jablonsky

How do you configure a manufacturing facility to optimally produce multiple, high-performing variants of the same chemical compound?

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 Upstream Digitalization and the Mature Asset

January 30, 2018

Upstream Digitalization and The Mature Asset

Author: Ron Beck

Technology such as virtual sensors and online models can help operators optimize returns from their older assets.

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Lower For … Ever? After Cutting CAPEX, Producers Optimize OPEX

January 18, 2018

Lower For … Ever?

Author: Antonio Pietri

In a challenging economic environment, where can executives look for relief? Asset reliability and maintenance are becoming key value drivers, thanks to big data technologies, analytics and machine le...

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The Black Magic in Upstream: Experience Mixed with Digital Technology

January 16, 2018

The Black Magic in Upstream: Experience Mixed With Digital Technology

Author: Ron Beck

In today's competitive environment, it’s crucial to capture decades of deep process knowledge to run assets at a lower operating cost.

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Looking Beyond the Buzz

January 11, 2018

Industry 4.0: Looking Beyond the Buzz

Author: John Koumoutsakis

At our first South Africa Conference in Johannesburg, we explored how companies are harnessing digital technologies to achieve maximum returns.

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Better Idea

January 09, 2018

Activated Economics: Overcoming the Fear of a Better Idea!

Author: Ron Beck

With a bit of bravery, a process engineering organization can find new ways to achieve better and more competitive designs.

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Next Generation Engineers in Data Science

January 04, 2018

Next-Generation Engineers and Data Science — The New Industrial Revolution

Author: Antonio Pietri

As organizations embrace new approaches to asset management and maintenance, what does it mean for the engineers that keep the systems running?

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Chevron

December 18, 2017

The Importance of Process Safety

Author: Jennifer Dyment

Joe Bretch of Chevron shares some key learnings he has picked up working at refineries, onshore and offshore facilities, LNG facilities and gas plants.

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