Over the past six years, we have been implementing a companywide Reliability Operations model across our operated assets to help improve equipment reliability through a focused cultural shift that promotes greater ownership and proactive equipment maintenance.
To support this cultural shift, we developed reliability engineering processes in conjunction with asset level personnel to help ensure that processes are relevant to the specific challenges faced by each asset and support the needs of our colleagues in the field. We have also developed key performance indicators and internal dashboards focused on barrier integrity – a key area of reliability – to improve transparency, ownership and accountability.
In 2021, we continued to enhance the program using Lean principles to undertake detailed analyses of maintenance strategies and to improve performance and reliability through optimized scheduling. Through these reliability efforts, we believe we are maximizing efficiency, reliability, integrity and surveillance; optimizing production and costs; and driving continuous improvement, most importantly in environment, health and safety performance.