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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!"?
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.
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.
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.
“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.