Buhulaiga, E. A.

Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Eyad A. Buhulaiga is a Senior Projects Manager heading the Jazan Refinery Complex imoms project team. He holds two titles from Stanford University: Stanford Certified Project Manager and Stanford Certified Professional in strategic decision and risk management. He recently completed an MIT management executive education program, co-authored an ISA-95 Best Practices Book 2.0, and was a contributing editor of ISA-95 Best Practices Book 3.0. He has published several technical papers related to the digital transformation and Industrial Revolution 4.0 at international forums, such as IEEE, ARC Industry Forum, AFPM (NPRA) ISA and MESA Intl.

The future of digital transformation and smart manufacturing

In today’s challenging oil and gas operations, it is vital to have a robust operating system that supports each facility’s goal of operational excellence (OE). Digital transformation and smart manufacturing are being implemented by Saudi Aramco as a coined umbrella term: integrated manufacturing operations management system (imoms).