Results-based supplier relationships improve maintenance effectiveness

05/24/1999
Matthew G. McKenna Booz Allen & Hamilton Inc. Houston About this report... This report shows ways to reduce refining maintenance costs by optimizing supplier relationships, eliminating defects, and conducting risk-based inspection. These and other topics are highlighted in this Refinery Maintenance Management report. While more gains are possible through improving internal maintenance programs, many refiners around the world are looking to suppliers of materials and services for the next wave of maintenance cost and reliability improvements. A focus on such results-based maintenance programs is expected to reduce costs, increase productivity, and more...
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