2018/2019 OEI Industry Survey Report
DIGITAL IS THE FUTURE
DIGITAL IS THE FUTURE
Now in its third year, Petrotechnics’ annual OEI survey of hazardous industry professionals looks at changing attitudes to operational excellence (OE) and measures progress towards its adoption. Year after year respondents agree OE programs help reduce risk, cut costs, and improve productivity. This year’s findings reveal how senior leaders are deploying technologies to support their OE initiatives, where they are coming up short, and what they could do to improve.
PATH TO DELIVERING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE OF THE FUTURE
According to Deloitte’s 2019 Oil, Gas, and Chemicals Industry Outlook, organizations of the future must possess a 360° vision and embrace indicators, trends, and signals.
Indeed, operational excellence of the future will require hazardous industry operators to access a single, shared view of the operational reality that extracts, translates, and aggregates key data from sensors, systems, and human activity.
Common currency for disparate data.
Unlocks meaningful relationships, previously unseen.
Provides a realistic view of the operational reality.
SHOWS IN REAL TIME
- What’s happening.
- When it’s happening.
- Where it’s happening.
Delivers integrated workflows to ensure safe & efficient work execution.
ABOUT THE SURVEY
Petrotechnics, a Sphera company conducted the survey between October and November 2018, collecting 116 responses from a broad representation of functions, demographics and industries across the hazardous industries, including: oil, gas, chemicals, manufacturing, utilities, mining, engineering, and other sectors.
Over a third (38%) of respondents represented the upstream industry, 25% downstream and 13% petrochemicals. Midstream and chemicals accounted for the remainder. The survey also included respondents from each major region – specifically North America (32%), Middle East (27%), Europe (22%), Asia Pacific (12%), Africa (3%) and South America (3%).
Of the job functions, the most prominent was health and safety executive (15%), followed by operations (13%), asset management (9%), operational excellence (9%), planning & scheduling (7%) and data & information management (6%), executive management (6%), project management (4%), reliability (4%), strategy (4%), audit, risk & compliance (3%) maintenance (3%), plant management (1%), other (16%).