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Blog Series: Best Practices for Your Petroleum Supply Chain

Check out our blog series, "Best Practices for Your Petroleum Supply Chain" and learn from industry experts how to incorporate best practices to improve your planning and scheduling processes.

  • Patrick Garrett
    December 20, 2016 by Patrick Garrett / 0 Comment

    Achieving Work/Life Balance: How the Right Tools Can Help

    Work/life balance may be the most important factor in achieving and maintaining happiness and success as an employee. I know that this concept is true for myself, most of my friends, and my colleagues. It is vital to enjoy your personal time, whether you’re leaving work to play some basketball with your buddies or heading home to play with your newborn son. In my case, it used to be the former, but now it’s the latter…

  • Allison McNulty
    September 21, 2016 by Allison McNulty / 0 Comment

    Goldilocks and Refinery Planning and Scheduling

    Okay, I confess – in addition to the various news sources I peruse daily, I also learn from “Captivate.” You know, the ingenious screens at the top of the elevator that flash snippets of news to stare at so you can avoid eye contact instead of (gasp!) actually talking to your fellow passengers …

  • Ruben Ramirez
    November 30, 2016 by Ruben Ramirez / 0 Comment

    It’s Time to Stop Herding Cats – and Spreadsheets

    One of the phrases we sometimes use in our office when assembling global, multi-discipline teams for a project is that it’s just like herding cats. We are in Houston, Texas, so the images of a cowboy, cattle and corral are easy to imagine. The skill demonstrated when herding cattle is impressive, but cats being, well cats, they could make any cowhand hang up his lasso …

  • Patrick Garrett
    October 14, 2016 by Patrick Garrett / 0 Comment

    Weather the Storm With These Refinery and Olefins Planning Best Practices

    Weather is a lot like the energy industry—globally interconnected, hard to predict, ever-changing and cyclic. In different places around the world, weather varies but there are many similarities, just like the energy industry. In summer, Europe is warm and relaxing but in India, it is roasting hot and dry with everyone eagerly awaiting the first monsoon…