STO Success: The End (Strategic Goal) Justifies the Means (Tactical Actions)

Focusing on the big picture helps determine course of action The Strategic Goal You are a member of the management team for a major Shutdown, Turnaround, Outage or Project (STO/P). At the end of the STO/P, what do you want to say to your team and to management about the huge effort that you, and … Continue reading STO Success: The End (Strategic Goal) Justifies the Means (Tactical Actions)

Teaming Up – link your teams to integrate their work

Lay of the Land in Project/Turnaround/Maintenance Management Owner companies are cutting costs and appear to favor hiring the talent they need when they need, in lieu of keeping expensive staff on board. Into this breach steps the Service Provider companies. These companies keep the talent and hire them out to each of the Owners on … Continue reading Teaming Up – link your teams to integrate their work

Safe Work Permits – Cost-effective Improvement Opportunity

To ensure that your field team operates safely, your company requires the issuance of safe work permits for a variety of jobs being done in a potentially hazardous environment. Such safe work permits include: Hot Work Permit - important in a hydrocarbon-intensive environment; Confined Space Entry Permit - confined spaces are hazardous for a variety … Continue reading Safe Work Permits – Cost-effective Improvement Opportunity