Yokogawa Oil & Gas Blog

Are Machines Better Than Humans in Crisis?

Abstract There have been several well publicized incidents over the past few years in refinery and petrochemical facilities. Incident reports

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Process Safety Congress Dordrecht

Controlling processes with hazardous chemicals Industrial accidents can cause thousands of workplace injuries. For instance, an explosion at a pesticide

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The Lean and Mean Trap

Have you ever heard of “the lean and mean trap”? Last month I visited a company that manufactures specialty chemicals.

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Is Data the new Oil?

Traditionally, oil has been considered one of the most valuable physical assets, but is this important commodity being replaced by

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How Digital Transformation impacts Plant Availability

Digitization, which originally meant the conversion of analog information into digital formats, has now been almost completely implemented. As standard,

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Digital Transformation in the Oil and Gas Industry

Over the past few years, I have written papers and given several presentations on procedure management and decision support at

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