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HP Reliability: Unreliability, global procurement and you

Allow us to suggest that you engage in a "reality check" on the subject of equipment unreliability, global procurement and your own role in the matter. Please examine, realistically and objectively, t..

Bloch, Heinz P., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Allow us to suggest that you engage in a "reality check" on the subject of equipment unreliability, global procurement and your own role in the matter. Please examine, realistically and objectively, the direction in which much of industry seems headed. Then, take action if the danger signs we bring to your attention pertain to you. To begin with, we hope that your contributions to the safety, profitability and sound utilization of the employer's (or shareholder's) assets are highly valued. However, if you have decided or are being asked to keep your reliability concerns to yourself, it may be time to readjust your thinking. We believe a true reliability professional must let others know ab

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