Archive for Predictive Maintenance

“If It Ain’t Broke, Prevent It From Breaking:” IoT and IoE in Prescriptive Maintenance for Turbines

How IoT and IoE are Impacting Power Generation via Prescriptive Maintenance of Turbines From a mechanical standpoint, turbines are engineering marvels. These massive machines have thousands of delicate moving parts, each with precision tolerances necessary to achieve maximum efficiency and complex maintenance routines. Even a minute disturbance in the turbine’s system can trigger a catastrophic […]

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Tales from the Industry of Things

The increasing number of IoT related events on the calendar should not have escaped notice. Here in Singapore, for instance, we have gone from having none in 2013, one in 2014, and for this year, well, I need two hands to count the number of IoT conferences on the 2017 calendar. Still, at least for […]

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Industrial IoT Improves Solar Farm Operating Performance

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) provides technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, and financial services for projects in the hydrocarbon, infrastructure, power, process manufacturing and defense industries. Its L&T Solar division designs and builds solar power plants with a range of capacities and has gained expertise in a variety of solar technologies. ARC Advisory Group recently had the […]

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Operational Analytics and the Value of Iterative Improvement

There are many different types of operational analytics. Solutions offered are far ranging, such as enhancements in traditional statistical methods, model-based techniques that include streaming data, and the use of machine learning. Additionally, some of the techniques can also applied for specific effect, such as natural language processing and semantic search. Trying to find a […]

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Statoil Leading the Way in Digitalization Strategy

ARC is always encouraged when operators and end users go public about their strategies and plans to take the journey on the path towards Digitalization and a digital transformation.  As more and more E&P companies, including supermajors and large independents, continue to praise the possibilities created by Big Data, Statoil is emerging as one of […]

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