February 2019

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Viewpoint: Shifting safety from cost to value for oil and gas companies

In today’s business and regulatory environment, controlling a refinery or other high-hazard processing plant is increasingly demanding.

Elliott, S., Schneider Electric

In today’s business and regulatory environment, controlling a refinery or other high-hazard processing plant is increasingly demanding. Not only are business variables and costs (e.g., the cost of energy) fluctuating almost minute-to-minute, but stricter health and safety regulations also mean that companies face extraordinary fines and potential reputational damage if an incident occurs. This is causing industry leaders to prioritize safety’s place in the profit equation of their business. For process manufacturers to succeed in an increasingly competitive market, while also complying with ever-more-stringent process safety regulations, they must stop thinking about process safety as merely

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