Challenges in achieving operational excellence in refining & petrochemicals

Facing decreasing margins and slowed growth, downstream operators in the oil and gas industry must look to other areas to improve their fortunes.

Most understand that increasing efficiencies and productivity at the plant level is key, and there are many ways to do that, from hiring more experienced workers to staying up-to-date with the best technologies.

Read this white paper to find out more about:

  • The factors that affect downstream profitability and how the industry is responding to them
  • Reducing incidents of costly unscheduled downtime
  • Fostering proactive maintenance practices that improve operational excellence
  • Using multi-disciplinary research to gain insights from other process-oriented industries

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