A properly structured performance improvement process will help a company improve efficiency and advance its competitive position within the industry.
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 04, 2013
Solomon Associates, the leading performance improvement company for the global energy industry, has announced that Senior Consultant Hank Brolick will speak at the Centre for High Technology Pipeline and Terminal Conference to be held April 12–13, 2013, in Vishakhapatnam, India.
Brolick’s presentation is titled “Effective Use of Comparative Performance Analysis for Pipeline and Terminal Operations” and will include a structure for benchmarking and data analysis as well as information on avoiding the common pitfalls of performance improvement programs to achieve sustainable cost improvements.
“In today’s economy, maintaining your pipeline and terminal performance and integrity is critical,” said Brolick. “Keeping operations current and optimized requires a continuous improvement process. Only by looking to performance of peer companies can you develop strategies that balance desired operational advancements with the realities of cost efficiency.”
Brolick said, “Despite the challenges, a properly structured performance improvement process will help a company improve efficiency and advance its competitive position within the industry.”
Among the specific results to be provided are examples of Comparative Performance Analysis™ (CPA™) study cost results, examples of reliability and safety results, and examples of how pipeline age impacts performance.
Solomon has conducted CPA studies for more than 300 pipeline systems and 300 terminals worldwide. Brolick has more than 30 years of corporate, project management, operations, and engineering experience in the pipeline industry with Shell Oil and Williams Brothers Engineering, and as president of Williams Technologies and Black Mesa Pipeline.
About Solomon Associates
Based in Dallas, TX USA, Solomon is the world’s leading performance improvement company for energy companies seeking to identify and close gaps in operational performance. Combining proven, patented methodologies with objective data analysis, and led by a team of energy consultants with significant hands-on operational experience, Solomon consistently helps clients with capital-intensive assets achieve greater efficiencies, enhanced reliability, and improved margins. Solomon’s energy consulting and benchmarking studies apply to petroleum refineries, chemical plants, pipeline and terminals, gas plants, and power plants. Solomon is part of HSB Group, Inc. Learn more about Solomon’s energy benchmarking and consulting services at http://www.SolomonOnline.com.