Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Dymond’

OTC 2016-Integrated Operations Command Centers

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, May 5th, 2016. No comments yet
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The more quickly experts can respond to changing conditions by interpreting the available information and collaborating with other cross-functional experts, the more safely, reliably and efficiently will process manufacturing and production facilities operate. At the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference, Emerson’s Jeff Dymond discussed how integrated operations (iOps) command centers help to enable decisions to increase […]

Integrated Operations Continue to Deliver Benefits in Today’s Oil Market

Posted in Oil & Gas on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016. No comments yet
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Authors: Jeff Dymond and Mike Boudreaux The reality of lower oil and gas prices is driving energy companies to operate differently. The lower price per barrel is squeezing profitability and pushing companies to contain costs, increase reliability, and respond quickly to revenue opportunities. Some are reducing workforce to decrease costs. Others are running full bore […]

From Operators to Cross-Functional iOps Teams

Posted in Operator Performance on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016. No comments yet
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Control rooms where operators monitor and control the process have changed over the years as technologies have advanced. Today with advances in communications technologies, this “room” can extend globally. In a Process Engineering article, Remote Controller, Emerson’s Jeff Dymond describes this change in thinking to accommodate knowledge workers located remotely. He notes how this thinking […]

iOps Command Centers for Oil and Gas Producers

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, September 10th, 2015. No comments yet
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A lot of change is occurring for oil and gas producers. Rapid staffing up to meet the demands of heavy project loads followed by heavy cutbacks of experienced people in the large drop in oil prices over the past year. These economic conditions, coupled with the challenging demographics of experts retiring are causing the need […]

Delegation of Control in Integrated Operations

Posted in Project Services on Thursday, June 4th, 2015. No comments yet
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Advancing technologies open up new possibilities to improve manufacturing and production processes. But, one of the great challenges is to revamp the work processes and procedures to best take advantage of these technologies. One example is in integrated operations (iOps) for oil & gas producers. In an E&P article, Delegation Of Control In An iOps […]