Improving asset performance in the oil and gas industry

Improving asset performance in the oil and gas industry

The last few years have been tough ones for the oil and gas industry. As a result, industry conditions drove some hard decisions around postponing projects, cost cutting and reducing numbers.

Thankfully, in more recent times, the industry sentiment is turning into one of cautious optimism. The time is now right to look at new technological developments which enable the industry to work smarter by utilising a new wave of digital technologies.

The Australasian Corrosion Association’s Oil & Gas Technical Group provides a technical platform for the oil and gas industry. As such, they will be hosting an upcoming technical seminar discussing the latest developments and innovations for enhancing integrity and optimising asset performance with a focus on unconventional oil and gas. The one-day seminar, titled ‘Improving Asset Performance through Innovation and Digitalisation’, will be held on Thursday, 6 June at The Stamford Plaza in Brisbane.

This event will draw from the presenters’ and audiences’ experiences and the lessons they have learned through real-life case studies, and openly explore both successes and failures. The key areas of focus will be advanced analytics, asset optimisation technologies, predictive condition-based monitoring, machine-machine communication, Internet of Things, remote inspection and new materials.

Companies represented include Santos, Shell, Chevron, AkzoNobel, ATTAR, Bellis and SN Integrity amongst notable others. Presentations will address the latest technologies for corrosion management in the oil and gas industries.

The event will provide speakers and participants with the opportunity to share their work and experiences from the oil and gas industry to develop best practices, share solutions and look at new technologies, bringing together a range of stakeholders to discuss how asset performance can be improved through innovation and digitalisation.

Networking drinks will follow the presentations to provide an opportunity for further discussion and relationship building.

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