Oman Gas Company (OGC), the principal gas transportation company of the Sultanate of Oman, has implemented Bentley’s AssetWise Asset Reliability solution.
The company is leveraging the system to automate processes such as: ensuring the reliability, availability and maintainability of the facilities down to the equipment level; bad-actor analysis; alert and email notification of equipment condition; and automatic analysis and notifications for operator routine duties using handheld devices.
Fahmi Reza, Head of Reliability and Condition Monitoring, Oman Gas Company, said: “The auto-alert and email notification features of Bentley’s AssetWise Asset Reliability are enabling us to improve our reliability growth at a significant rate of about 9% in a year.”
The software utilises inputs to calculate reliability and availability of an individual asset based on an exponential reliability model. The weekly calculations are based on series and parallel configurations, which were previously performed monthly by a dedicated reliability engineer using Excel spreadsheets.
The system introduces digital workflows using handheld devices for routine operator duties to bridge the disconnect between engineers and field operators by mapping trends, monitoring operational parameters and providing necessary technical support remotely. It also ensures that operational key performance indicators (KPIs) are achieved by monitoring the compliance status regularly.