With declining crude prices putting pressure on refineries, we are seeing a larger-than-average number of refineries choosing to shut down operations, especially those with slimmer margins. What is interesting; however, is that crude demand is remaining relatively constant, and the remaining refineries are showing a consistent volume of crude throughput. These refineries are not; however,… read more →
One of the world’s leading land-based drilling companies experienced much higher maintenance costs in the USA than elsewhere in its global organization. The client wished to improve mean time between failure (MTBF) performance and drive real efficiencies in its maintenance and procurement functions.