life extension of assets in the oil and gas industry. Cradle to Grave traceability (part 3).
Suppose you buy an asset with hundreds of individual steel parts that should last for about ten years. Say, for example, a platform. Then those ten years are the guaranteed lifespan of your asset and the parts it consists of. But what if some parts could last longer? Through controlled use, reduced use or by […]
Improve the value of assets. Cradle to Grave traceability (Part 2)
This article is part two in our series cradle to grave traceability. The value of an asset is directly related to the information that is known about its history. That’s why traceability is so incredibly important within the oil and gas industry. Assets not only need to function properly, but they also need to be […]
Leave a better legacy for future engineers – Cradle to Grave traceability (Part 1):
The traceability of steel products is crucial. That’s why in this series we are looking at the Cradle to Grave traceability of steel. In this article, you will read more about the legacy of future engineers, and the impact that traceability will have on the world. The modern-day engineer working as an archeologist The current […]
Covid-19: an opportunity in the energy sector.
It is no secret that the energy industry is going through a difficult time. Investments are getting smaller, or sometimes even stopped. People are laid off and the number of orders is in free fall for some companies. But even though these are difficult times, history has taught us one thing. Things always get better. […]
Connecting the entire supply chain with one specifications checker
Imagine a supply chain in which all parties involved are able to save time and costs without being in each other’s way. Through blockchain technology and the innovative use of an online platform it is now possible to connect suppliers, labs, notified bodies, inspection agencies, manufacturers, stockists and end customers in just one system. All […]
6 ways to save cost while increasing quality in the steel supply chain for oil & gas
What if there was a way to improve the quality in the steel supply chain while still reducing costs? A revolutionary technology called blockchain makes this possible. This blog shows how this new technology is capable of making the entire steel supply chain more cost efficient. What is blockchain technology and what does it mean […]