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Operational Excellence

Managing Performance in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Industry

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Code Date Venue Fee($)
MG181 12 - 16 Oct 2020 London - UK 5,950
MG181 11 - 15 Jul 2021 Dubai - UAE 5,950
MG181 11 - 15 Oct 2021 London - UK 5,950

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Many improvement initiatives fail due to a fragmented approach to the alignment and execution of practitioner activities. Operational Excellence (OPEX) supports the drive for sustainable profitability and growth within your organisation by adopting a holistic approach to improvement.   

Studies within the Oil and Gas Industry have reported that world class operators enjoy a range of benefits including higher facility reliability, lower maintenance costs, reduced safety incidents and an increase in utilisation of staff on value adding activities.

This PetroKnowledge Operational Excellence training course in the Oil & Gas Industry will equip you with the knowledge, skills and behavioural competencies required to support an Operational Excellence programme and contribute significantly to the bottom line of your organisation, reducing variation, defects, cycle times, lead times, waste and costs within your operations. 

This PetroKnowledge training course will cover:


Training Objectives

What are the Goals?   

By the end of this PetroKnowledge training course, participants will be able to:

  • Prioritise and link improvement activities to achieve the organisation’s strategic objectives
  • Manage operational performance using balanced measures and targets
  • Engage stakeholders to collectively remove waste and optimise the whole ‘Value Stream’
  • Select the appropriate methods and tools within the improvement framework
  • Influence organisational culture and manage changes to support practices in OPEX

Target Audience

Who is this Training Course for?  

This PetroKnowledge Operational Excellence training course is appropriate for everyone in the organization from the C-level executives down to personnel in the day-to-day operations.  It will develop impactful managerial skills that are vital in achieving and sustaining operational performance improvement.

This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Business Analysts
  • Operations Management Personnel
  • Field Supervisors
  • Engineers
  • Technicians  

Training Methods

How will this Training Course be Presented?   

This PetroKnowledge Operational Excellence training course is based on a combination of:

  • Facilitator-led interactive sessions
  • Practical application of techniques through individual and group activities, and
  • Discussion and reflection of delegates’ real-life experiences

The course manual provides a guide to all tools and methods covered for future reference.

Organisational Impact

Organisations will benefit from participants adopting holistic thinking, avoiding the sub-optimisation that can result from fragmented improvement activity.

  • Aligning improvements to strategic imperatives
  • Engaging all stakeholders in the improvement efforts
  • Reducing defects and waste across the whole value stream
  • Improving the effectiveness of key resources
  • Increasing customer satisfaction
  • Promoting organisational learning and engagement

Personal Impact

Individuals will benefit by being able to apply the thinking and techniques to identify, evaluate and improve issues affecting them in the workplace.

  • Developing their own professional skills and critical thinking
  • Solving problems using structured, disciplined methods
  • Making data driven business decisions
  • Engaging more effectively with colleagues during team-based problem solving
  • Learning key terms in the language of business improvement

Daily Agenda

Day One: Strategy Deployment  

  • Operational Excellence (OPEX) Model
  • Vision, Mission & Purpose
  • Strategy Mapping 
  • Aligning of OPEX in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry
  • Catchball Concept in Ideas Discussion and Ownership Transfer
  • Hoshin Planning 

Day Two: Performance Management  

  • Process Management
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Balanced Scorecard (BSC)
  • Management Reviews
  • Development of Relevant Oil & Gas Performance Measures

Day Three: Process Excellence   

  • Risk Management
  • Six Sigma Methodology – Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control (DMAIC)
  • Lean Management
  • 8D Problem Solving Methodologies
  • Tools & Techniques for Problem Solving

Day Four: Tracking & Monitoring  

  • Level of Objective Hierarchy
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Control Charts for Attributes & Variables
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness

Day Five: High-Performance Teams    

  • Values & Culture
  • Organizational Design
  • Managing Change
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Coaching Skills

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Operational Excellence
Managing Performance in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Industry


Code Date Venue Fees
MG181 12 - 16 Oct 2020 London - UK $5,950
MG181 11 - 15 Jul 2021 Dubai - UAE $5,950
MG181 11 - 15 Oct 2021 London - UK $5,950



Why Choose this Training Course?

Many improvement initiatives fail due to a fragmented approach to the alignment and execution of practitioner activities. Operational Excellence (OPEX) supports the drive for sustainable profitability and growth within your organisation by adopting a holistic approach to improvement.   

Studies within the Oil and Gas Industry have reported that world class operators enjoy a range of benefits including higher facility reliability, lower maintenance costs, reduced safety incidents and an increase in utilisation of staff on value adding activities.

This PetroKnowledge Operational Excellence training course in the Oil & Gas Industry will equip you with the knowledge, skills and behavioural competencies required to support an Operational Excellence programme and contribute significantly to the bottom line of your organisation, reducing variation, defects, cycle times, lead times, waste and costs within your operations. 

This PetroKnowledge training course will cover:


Training Objectives

What are the Goals?   

By the end of this PetroKnowledge training course, participants will be able to:

Target Audience

Who is this Training Course for?  

This PetroKnowledge Operational Excellence training course is appropriate for everyone in the organization from the C-level executives down to personnel in the day-to-day operations.  It will develop impactful managerial skills that are vital in achieving and sustaining operational performance improvement.

This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

Training Methods

How will this Training Course be Presented?   

This PetroKnowledge Operational Excellence training course is based on a combination of:

The course manual provides a guide to all tools and methods covered for future reference.

Organisational Impact

Organisations will benefit from participants adopting holistic thinking, avoiding the sub-optimisation that can result from fragmented improvement activity.

Personal Impact

Individuals will benefit by being able to apply the thinking and techniques to identify, evaluate and improve issues affecting them in the workplace.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Strategy Deployment  

Day Two: Performance Management  

Day Three: Process Excellence   

Day Four: Tracking & Monitoring  

Day Five: High-Performance Teams    

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