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IMO 2020 and Your Refinery

July 12, 2018

IMO 2020 and Your Refinery

Author: Patrick Garrett

The International Marine Organization is reducing sulfur limits in marine fuel oil. How should your team respond to remain competitive?

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Digitalization, IIoT, Cloud — That

July 10, 2018

Digitalization, IIoT, Cloud — That's the Answer, But What's the Question?

Author: Mike Brooks

Before you make the leap into these shiny new advances, you’ve got to really understand the problem that needs to be solved — or you could be embarking on a misguided technology journey.

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Aspen InfoPlus.21

July 02, 2018

Aspen InfoPlus.21: What Can it Do for You?

Author: Nick Milner

So, you think Aspen InfoPlus.21 is just another process historian? Think again…

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For Reliability, You Have to Focus on the Right Problem

June 26, 2018

For Reliability, You Have to Focus on the Right Problem

Author: John Hague

Achieving optimum reliability requires more than just spotting all the problems. You’ve got to know exactly where to put your people, prioritizing by the financial value of each challenge you face.

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June 21, 2018

Interview With Marco Parada of YPFB Andina

Author: Gerardo Munoz

Read the English version! Marco Parada shares his experience with Aspen HYSYS as supervisor of operations for YPFB Andina in San Alberto and San Antonio, Bolivia. 

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Confidence on Demand

June 20, 2018

Confidence on Demand: Eliminate Guesswork With Reliability Modeling

Author: Mike Strobel

With today’s advances in analysis and modeling, it’s possible to get a complete assessment of your current risks and underlying costs, so you can act with confidence. You can actually predict future p...

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Column Analysis: The Inside Story

June 14, 2018

Column Analysis: The Inside Story

Author: Jennifer Dyment

We all want the inside story. Column hydraulic analysis offers engineers a view into column performance to improve design and operational efficiency.

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Three Ways EPCs Can Use Estimating to Create a Strategic Advantage

June 12, 2018

Three Ways EPCs Can Use Estimating to Create a Strategic Advantage

Author: Paul Donnelly

As engineering, procurement and construction firms (EPCs) face an increasingly dynamic market, improving win rates is critical to their success. These best practices will get you started in changing y...

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Put on Your “IIoT Goggles”

June 07, 2018

Put on Your “IIoT Goggles” to See What Connectivity Can Really Deliver

Author: Keith Flynn

Because most of us are newbies to IIoT projects, it’s important to have the right information to make the best decisions. Here’s what you should focus on.

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Retaining Supply Chain Talent in the Era of Digital Natives

June 05, 2018

Retaining Supply Chain Talent in the Era of “Digital Natives”

Author: Dwaine J. Plauche

Technology is changing at a rapid pace, and so is the workforce. Providing modern tools to efficiently execute today’s supply chain work is a key to maintaining talent in an ever-changing business env...

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MES in the cloud

May 31, 2018

Key Considerations for Deploying MES in the Cloud

Author: Nick Milner

Cloud computing offers many advantages and is often viewed as a panacea by corporate IT groups, but is it an appropriate platform for running your mission-critical manufacturing execution system?

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machine learning for APM

May 24, 2018

Six Steps for Tapping Into the Power of Machine Learning

Author: Allison McNulty

Adding machine learning to your toolbox can increase your uptime and decrease your maintenance costs. Check out our top six keys to efficiently creating the most sustainable value from this technology...

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