Oil and Gas Maintenance Metrics

1st Edition

Allied Reliability Group Pocket Consultant Series


  • Ricky Smith
  • Oil and Gas Maintenance Metrics

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    Develop a best-in-class maintenance organization by selecting the right performance metrics. Edited by an author with over 30 years of experience in oil and gas maintenance, Oil and Gas Performance Maintenance Metrics provides the tools and methods to develop revolutionary proactive maintenance metrics that are guaranteed to save time and money and improve reliability.

    Oil and Gas Performance Maintenance Metrics provides maintenance managers with the metrics, calculations and indicators for measuring maintenance, reliability and availability performance. With this book in hand, maintenance supervisor learn to calculate a number of key performance indicators (KPIs), such as maintenance cost, maintenance man hours and availability performance that drive performance. Brief and readable, the book’s seven part treatment starts with a clear and rigorous exposition of the terminology and definitions in maintenance, followed by self-contained chapter on the indicators and how to improve the performance measured by the indicators/metrics. The book is accompanied by downloadable apps for calculating a number of key performance indicators.

    Key Features

    • Downloadable apps for Calculating key performance indicators
    • Tips and methods to disseminate knowledge and share best practices
    • Methods for improving performance based on the indicators/metrics


    Reliability or Maintenance Engineering Manager, Maintenance Management, Maintenance Supervisors, Maintenance Planners and Schedulers, Operations Engineers and Managers and Maintenance Professional

    Table of Contents

    Part One: Availability

    Part Two: Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

    Part Three: Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)

    Part Five: Mission Reliability

    Part Six: Breakdown Effort Ratio

    Part Seven: Maintenance Cost/Output Unit


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    About the authors

    Ricky Smith

    Ricky has over 30 years in maintenance and reliability as a maintenance manager, maintenance supervisor, maintenance training specialist, field engineer, maintenance mechanic, maintenance consultant and is a well known published author. Ricky has worked with maintenance organizations in hundreds of facilities, industrial plants, ships, etc, world wide in developing reliability, maintenance and technical training strategies. Prior to joining Allied Reliability in 2008, Ricky worked as a professional maintenance employee for Exxon Company USA, Alumax (this plant was rated the best in the world for over 18 years), Kendall Company, and Hercules Chemical providing the foundation for his reliability and maintenance experience. Ricky is the co-author of “Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers”, “Lean Maintenance” and “Industrial Repair, Best Maintenance Repair Practices”. Ricky also writes for different magazines during the past 20 years on technical, reliability and maintenance subjects. Ricky holds certification as Certified Plant Maintenance Manager from the Association of Facilities Engineering as well as a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional from the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals. Ricky lives in Charleston, SC with his wife. Aside form spending time with his 3 children and 3 grandchildren, Ricky enjoys kayaking, fishing, hiking and archaeology.