Helping onshore gas producer achieve sustainable cost reduction in onshore gas through Lean
Context and Challenge
Strategic, top-quartile asset of large multi-national oil & gas client looking to achieve significant step change in cost and efficiency performance in onshore gas asset. Historic issues with plant performance: many unplanned outages, high unit cost, HSE concerns.
Needed to deliver immediate cost savings while building capability to ensure sustainability
Strong desire to build internal capability for Lean.
Recognized lack of capability and process to pull the right levers, particularly to achieve a sustainable shift in cost position.
Business case delivering 7% OPEX reduction and 1% production enhancement through equipment availability and wrench-time productivity.
Program cash neutral (self-funding) in just over one quarter of delivery, with significant cash benefits over 12 months.
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