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AP-Canada Managing Director Mike O’Kane Featured in December 2014 Issue of Oilsands Review

Calgary, Alberta, December 1st, 2014 — Mike O'Kane, Managing Director of Asset Performance Canada (AP-Canada), is quoted in the December 2014 issue of Oilsands Review magazine. Mike contributed to an article featured in the magazine's Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) supplement. The article, "Facilities possibilities – How better operations planning could mitigate the high cost

December 1st, 2014|News, News & Insights|

AP-Networks Completes Benchmarking Program for Masterbulk Ship Management Pte Ltd’s Dry Docking Operations

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 18th, 2014 — Asset Performance Networks (AP-Networks) recently completed an independent review and benchmarking program for Masterbulk Ship Management Pte Ltd in Singapore. In their continuous drive towards performance excellence, Masterbulk wanted to identify and understand opportunities for improvement in their dry docking approach. To further this goal, AP-Networks executed a

November 18th, 2014|News, News & Insights|

Asset Performance Networks to Perform Record Number of Integrated Turnaround and Project Reviews in 2014

Bethesda, Maryland, October 16th, 2014 — This year, Asset Performance Networks (AP-Networks) will perform a record number of Integrated Turnaround and Project Reviews (iT-AP). The iT-AP service is an extension of AP-Networks' well-known Turnaround Assist Program (T-AP). While the T-AP focuses on optimizing turnaround readiness and team alignment, the iT-AP extends and adapts this methodology

October 16th, 2014|News, News & Insights|

Asset Performance Networks Holds Largest U.S. Owner Operator Conference to Date, and Announces Dates for Conferences in Canada and Europe

Houston, Texas, September 30th, 2014 — Last week, Asset Performance Networks (AP-Networks) held their 12th annual TINC America event. Short for "Turnaround Industry Network Conference," TINC is put on by AP-Networks exclusively for owner operators in the upstream, refining, chemical, and power industries. This year, the company continued the trend of sold out attendance, achieving

September 30th, 2014|News, News & Insights|

AP-Networks Announces Upstream Turnaround Performance Benchmarking Study

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 5th, 2014 — Asset Performance Networks (AP-Networks) is currently seeking sponsors for a joint Industry benchmarking study focusing on the unique challenges, key performance indicators (e.g., schedule, lost production opportunity [LPO]), cost drivers, and best practices associated with turnarounds from offshore assets and processing platforms, FPSOs, wellhead platforms, and export pipeline

September 5th, 2014|News, News & Insights|

Asset Performance Networks Launches the Capital Project Network

Bethesda, MD, August 8th, 2014 — This month, Asset Performance Networks (AP-Networks) launches the Capital Project Network, a subscription-based online portal that connects project managers and professionals with proprietary, world-class tools for developing and optimizing capital projects from inception to completion. The Capital Project Network joins AP-Networks' existing portals, the Turnaround Network and the Upstream

August 8th, 2014|News, News & Insights|

AP-Canada Announces Western Canada Turnaround Performance Benchmarking Study

Calgary, Alberta, June 3rd, 2014 — Following up on the successful completion of the Oil Sands Turnaround Cost Performance Benchmarking Study, a first of its kind study that identified the unique cost drivers of oil sands turnarounds, Asset Performance Canada, ULC (AP-Canada) is actively seeking sponsors for the company's Western Canada Turnaround Performance Benchmarking Study.

June 3rd, 2014|News, News & Insights|

KNPC Begins Deployment of AP-Networks’ NaviTrack Tool

Amsterdam, May 21st, 2014 — After a careful selection process, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has selected NaviTrack to support turnarounds executed at the company's Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery. NaviTrack is a work process deployment tool created by Asset Performance Networks, and is part of the company's licensable suite of web-based turnaround management tools known as

May 21st, 2014|News, News & Insights|

AP-Canada Presents Results of Oil Sands Turnaround Cost Performance Benchmarking Study

Calgary, Alberta, April 25, 2014 — On Wednesday, April 23rd, Asset Performance Canada, ULC ("AP-Canada") presented the results of its consortium-sponsored Oil Sands Turnaround Cost Performance Benchmarking Study. Study sponsors included Suncor, Shell Albian Sands, Shell Scotford Upgrader, and CNRL. Analyzing turnaround data from sponsor sites, the study examined the unique cost drivers affecting Oil

April 25th, 2014|News, News & Insights|

HollyFrontier Implements AP-Networks’ NaviTrack™ Tool Across All U.S. Refineries

Bethesda, Maryland, April 14, 2014 — HollyFrontier Corporation has selected NaviTrack™ as the standard work process deployment tool for all turnaround/shutdown events across the company's five U.S. refineries. It will be used to manage turnaround planning and execution according to the company’s specific work processes. NaviTrack™ is a product of Asset Performance Networks, and is

April 14th, 2014|News, News & Insights|