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23 February 2018

Moving towards data-driven maintenance

In a landscape where only a handful of companies in oil, gas and petrochemical are embracing the opportunities of digitalization to gain better levels of productivity, this blog provides a comprehensive digest on how analytics can be used to redefine current maintenance strategies.

08 February 2018

Key issues in (Physical) Asset Management

Managing physical assets is about dealing with risks over the lifecycle of assets. However Asset Management is often misunderstood: not realizing that it is also a way of thinking that involves the organization and business as a whole.

11 December 2017

Earth is our most important asset!

From an asset management perspective, we can argue that the earth is our most important asset and should therefore be carefully managed. Good stewardship is expected of asset managers, and the task at hand is taking good care of the earth.

08 December 2017

From Service Provider to Asset Manager

In 2016, Istimewa called on the consultants from Stork Asset Management Technology to help them further professionalize their own asset management. The Stork consultants help to develop another way of thinking and working.

17 November 2017

Scrumming in Industry - Let’s Play Ball!

Is the scrum method only suitable for IT projects? Our experience is that industries can achieve better results through this form of collaboration.

30 October 2017

Synergy between Reliability-Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Analysis

Which would you prefer: Prevention or Cure? Preventing equipment from failing is obviously a good thing. But we cannot predict everything. The best preventative efforts still fail sometimes. Wouldn't that suggest that the better answer would be “Cure!"?

26 October 2017

Stork’s Operational Excellence Award

Congratulations to Stork’s HVACR Team (James Duffy, Farhad Efendiye and Davie McLean), based in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. They have each been awarded an Operational Excellence Award for their outstanding work and commitment during their offshore rotations in the region.

03 October 2017

The UK & Africa 2017 REACH Beyond Zero Annual Awards

Last week, Wednesday 27th September, the UK & Africa region held their annual REACH Beyond Zero Awards at Trinity Hall in Aberdeen. Over 90 Stork employees, clients and industry peers gathered to recognise the exceptional commitment to HSEQ made by the UK & Africa region’s finalists over the past 12 months.

21 September 2017

Proud of our Knowledge

At Stork Asset Management Solutions we aim to make knowledge, which is critical to the services that we provide, accessible. This includes both explicit knowledge and tacit knowledge. In practice, we are talking about knowledge bases and knowledge owners.

19 September 2017

“Aging” and BRZO: more than just the hardware!

Het grootste deel van de installaties in de (petro)chemische industrie in Nederland is al vele jaren in bedrijf. Er is dus sprake van veel relatief oude - ‘ageing’ - installaties, wat zonder goede beheersing een verhoogd risico kan geven op het ontstaan van ongevallen.