June 04, 2019

Let’s Talk Shorter Turnarounds and Lower Repair Costs at Downstream 2019

Author: Mike Strobel

At the Downstream 2019 Exhibition and Conference, we’ll discuss how to turn unplanned downtime into planned downtime, reducing costs and production losses.

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May 08, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Energy Industry

Author: Mike Brooks

Technologies incorporating AI and machine learning can deliver substantial value to refineries, improving OEE and preventing production losses.

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Reducing Risk With Aspen Fidelis Reliability™: a Competitive Advantage for EPCs

March 27, 2019

Reducing Risk With Aspen Fidelis Reliability™: a Competitive Advantage for EPCs

Author: Stacey Jones

Leading firms are now using simulation software at the beginning of the design process to streamline risk quantification and make better decisions, faster.

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AspenTech South Africa 2019

March 13, 2019

Exploring Digitalization in South Africa

Author: Paige Marie Morse

Leaders in asset-intensive industries across South Africa gathered to discuss the impact of digitalization.

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Increase Profit, Reduce Risk by Knowing All the Answers

February 01, 2019

Increase Profit, Reduce Risk by Knowing All the Answers

Author: Stacey Jones

Using simplified RAM analysis tools can cause huge margins of error! With the right technology, you can minimize risk and make more profitable decisions.

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January 08, 2019

What is Operational Excellence and Where Does Maintenance Analytics Fit?

Author: Mike Brooks

Maintenance analytics are a key component in driving utilization to achieve operational excellence.

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Unplanned Downtime: Slaying the “Two-Headed Beast”

November 08, 2018

Unplanned Downtime: Slaying the “Two-Headed Beast”

Author: Robert Golightly

Predictive analytics provide alerts to equipment failures weeks or months in advance, so you can manage downtime in a way that makes the most sense for your business.

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Rail Operating Ratios Improve With Prescriptive Analytics

September 25, 2018

Rail Transportation Can Get on Track With Prescriptive Analytics

Author: Michael Saucier

Prescriptive analytics are proving to be critical for improving performance metrics such as operating ratio, safety and on-time service in this highly competitive industry.

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Prescriptive Analytics: Maximizing the Lifespan of Power Equipment

August 28, 2018

Prescriptive Analytics: Maximizing the Lifespan of Power Equipment

Author: Michael Saucier

Prescriptive analytics based on machine learning and multivariate analysis are enabling power plants to optimize equipment life and extend their outage intervals. Free yourself from the recommended sc...

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Reliability Counts, in the Wilderness and in the Refinery!

August 23, 2018

Reliability Counts, in the Wilderness and in the Refinery!

Author: Ron Beck

A jetboat trip in Canada's Hudson Bay serves as a good reminder of how important the reliability of your equipment is.

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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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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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