LONDON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
In the long-run, a company is only as good as the assets it maintains, which makes the process of asset integrity the single most important task that an oil company undertakes.
With this in mind, Oil & Gas iQ recently interviewed Martin Sedgwick, Head of Asset Management at Scottish Power, whom expounds on the benefits of how cross-industry learning can help companies drastically reduce their outlays and turnaround times in their assets.
During the course of the interview of 'How to double asset life and halve shutdown time', Mr Sedgwick shared insights on:
- How the oil and gas industry could benefit from looking at other business sectors and their integrity programmes
- Specific areas in which oil operators can learn from power companies
- What Scottish Power is currently doing to innovate their asset strategy
- How RBI and real-time condition monitoring can halve shutdown times
- How the Great Crew Change will affect the asset integrity field
To listen to the full interview podcast, please click here.
This interview was conducted in preparation for Oil and Gas iQ's 7th Annual Asset Integrity Management Summit, taking place from 24th to 26th September in Aberdeen, where Martin Sedgwick is among the asset integrity experts line up to speak at the event.
This year's summit emphasises on understanding the challenges Asset Integrity Managers face every day and the key aspects of your ever evolving role.
As a result, Human Factors, Process Safety and HSE are given equal billing alongside the more technical topics such as Maintenance and Inspection, Corrosion Management, Risk Management, Life Extension and Competency Management.
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SOURCE Oil and Gas iQ