Intelligent Operations Workshop


Cost: Free to registered attendees (limited seats available)

When: October 28, 2019, 1:00pm – 4:30pm CDT (Snacks included; please feel free to attend our happy hour after the event as well)

Where: Norris Conference Center at CITYCENTRE
816 Town and Country Blvd #210
Houston, TX 77024
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Workshop Overview:
As market and operating conditions change, companies must optimize production through optimal asset management to create profit without putting their privilege to operate at stake (while still ensuring safety and compliance). Achieving the right balance is not a simple task – in this workshop, we'll explore an Intelligent Operations framework and work through common challenges.

Intelligent Operations takes Conduct of Operations (CoO) – vital to structuring operational tasks to match the organization's risk tolerance while ensuring that every task is performed deliberately and correctly – to the next level. A consistently high performing organization requires a defined framework with supporting policies and procedures to provide clarity on goals, including lines of authority, accountability, and a clear chain of command.

This workshop will examine the key aspects of Intelligent CoO and explore effective strategies for implementing them.

Workshop Agenda:

  • Analyst Position on "Intelligent Operations" – what is the industry saying about this topic?
  • Operations at the Point of Production
    • Enterprise Loss Prevention / Production Loss Management: Uncovering the Value in Your Hidden Plant
    • Maximizing Your Production Operations Plan: What metrics matter most?
  • Key components include:
    • Operator Rounds / Logs / Shift Handover
    • Application of Safe Operating Envelopes and Integrity Operating Windows
    • Managing Change and Operational Readiness
    • Inhibiting Safety Systems (Bypasses)
    • Leveraging procedures to extract work instructions
    • Work Permitting and LOTO
  • Enabling a sustainable competency-based training approach
  • Production planning and continuous improvements in operations
  • Roundtable on the implications of technology in the field
    • Enabling future workers with effective decision support at the point of work