Shell (IW 1000/1), the largest onshore operator in the delta, has reported 348 spills since the start of 2012, while the Nigerian Agip Oil Co., the Nigerian subsidiary of Italy's ENI, has reported nearly 1,000 over the same period, it added.
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals released its newly revised SMRP standardized metrics in October.
"The data will start talking," Wise says.
"We have to work together as a whole team to improve reliability. It is never a good thing if we silo functions."
A lot of things need to come together for a maintenance turnaround to be successful. But it only takes one key misstep -- such as veering from the safety plan -- to sabotage it.
I have fallen off the blogging wagon but am now climbing back on. Maybe creating some standard work around this endeavor will help, so I am going to give it a try. Meanwhile, I have various bits of news to share...
"Restoring applications and data from backup is a long manual process that can take hours or even days to complete. In today's 24/7 manufacturing environment, that kind of prolonged downtime just isn't going to cut it."
While the increased production means good news for the auto manufacturers, it also seemingly means a reduction in another tradition of the summer shutdown: maintenance.
The role of service in developing customer loyalty is a valuable lesson that should be studied by any company in any industry that is subject to volatile market conditions. This is now clear: The service operation can be a saving grace.
Two CEOs show they recognize the roles maintenance and reliability play in manufacturing performance.