Helping an oil sands plant build a culture and capability for Great Operations
Context and Challenge
SAGD oil sands project at the start of its production life.
Critical strategic investment with inconsistent performance in the areas of production, fuel gas efficiency, product quality and safety.
Seeking to achieve operational excellence from the start by implementing strong processes, systems and a high performance culture.
Need to deliver results today to demonstrate rapid return on investment and build capability and performance culture for future expansion.
Comprehensive operational excellence implementation program focused on HSE, production optimization, maintenance & reliability, integrity, and operations leadership.
Client-led program supported by Evolve.
Develop a core tool set to drive performance through the action teams including DMAIC, Root Cause Analysis, Wrench-Time Productivity and Performance Management (Management Systems, Effective Meetings, Area Scorecard, Loss Management and Short-Interval Control).
Supported leaders through the business develop new behaviors and capabilities in order to use new processes and tools to drive performance.
Program helped client achieve better results faster, which created significant real cash flow benefits of at least 25:1 return.
"Evolve's support has been invaluable. I had worked with consultants before, and I guess had the view that consultants were useful so long as you kept them 'in their box.' Working with Evolve has changed my views."