What is predictive maintenance in Oil and Gas Industry

Predictive Maintenance One of the mechanical engineers’ jobs is to perform maintenance functions at the plant. Engineers who are in charge of the maintenance department are usually referred to as Maintenance Engineers or Reliability Engineer. The meaning of Maintenance is any activity that aims to keep the equipment in the best condition. Activities in this department include testing, measurement, replacement, adjustment, and repair. in general, practitioners divide the type of maintenance into 3 types, namely Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Breakdown Maintenance, and Corrective Maintenance This time, we will discuss the definition of predictive maintenance. Predictive maintenance is predictive treatment. This[…]

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CMMS Computerize Maintenance Management System best practice 2 (asset management software)

Computerize Maintenance Management System best practice In the previous article, we discussed CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice on Work order management. Now we will talk about second best practice on Planning-scheduling. Normally the Planner prepares a set of work orders weekly. The planning activities include checking work order scope of work, prepare material for work execution,  prepare supporting equipment such as lifting equipment, work alignment with other team and also prepare sequence of work.   CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice – scheduling After the planner complete planning activity, he continue the next step for scheduling activity.[…]

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CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice 1 (asset management software)

CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice Today we will discuss about CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice that used by Maintenance team. There are many software companies create CMMS software. Mostly they use Oracle database to maintain its data. Some known CMMS product are Avantis, Maximo, Dematic, API Pro etc. CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice – Work Order There are many Work Order type used in CMMS such as WO Predictive, WO Preventive or WO Corrective. WO preventive is used for preventive task by maintenance team like changing Lube oil every 6 months. WO predictive is used[…]

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introduction to EAM enterprise asset management

what is EAM – enterprise asset management?   EAM or Enterprise asset management is a system for managing asset inventory, asset hierarchy and asset database. Currently, most companies use EAM to manage its asset. in EAM we can find all information related to asset such as   equipment type equipment subtype equipment description equipment number location number asset owner cost center equipment parent equipment equipment risk ranking parent – child relation plant system equipment criticality assessment     here some example of equipment database: equipment type heat exchanger equipment subtype shell and tube equipment description production fluid heat exchanger equipment[…]

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