Create safer, more efficient and reliable operations

Changing economic and regulatory conditions mean that oil and gas companies constantly need better ways to monitor, manage and maintain assets, and keep employees safe. 

IBM offers several oil and gas solutions for IoT-driven and AI-driven enterprise asset management (EAM) and asset performance management (APM). You’ll also find customized solutions to meet your specific business requirements, along with multiple applications and add-ons. Discover how you can:

  • Improve equipment operations and keep critical assets running 
  • Use native HSE functionality to protect workers and maintain compliance
  • Spot problems, assess risks and address them in real time
  • Enhance failure predictions for better supply chain predictability
  • Optimize operations in the field, on the platform and at the pipeline
  • Give field technicians a mobile solution for more productive maintenance

Benefits of Maximo for the oil and gas industry

Improve maintenance practices and plans

Analyze historical and real-time data to determine asset health, warn of impending failure, and plan conditioned-based maintenance and schedules.

Understand assets in operational context

Use asset health and performance data to help operations, maintenance and finance personnel make smarter decisions about scheduling, replacement and investments.

Enhance HSE practices

Leverage integrated Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) data and processes to improve safety and environmental and operational performance and comply with regulations and operating procedures.

IBM Maximo Oil and Gas: Built to meet your needs

IBM Maximo Oil and Gas, part of the IBM Maximo® Application Suite, helps you improve safety, reliability, environmental and operational performance, while reducing risk and increasing your return on assets. 

Built on 30+ years of market-leading Maximo technology, this EAM solution gives you the power to centrally manage all your assets — such as rigs, wells, pipelines, pumps, fleets and plants — efficiently and effectively, and all on a single platform and database, while leveraging industry best practices. Maximo Oil and Gas enables you to:

  • Support all types of asset classes and work in oil and gas extraction and processing with embedded process and data models
  • Keep pace with the ever-changing business and regulatory requirements with a solution that’s configurable and optimized for your unique HSE objectives 
  • Use advanced planning, scheduling or dispatching based on scope, skills, spatial, linear, weather or other data

→ Read the IDC report: Building Resilient Oil and Gas Operations (PDF, 136 KB)

→ Explore the EAM demo

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A better way to monitor, maintain and replace your assets

IBM Maximo Asset Performance Management, part of the IBM Maximo Application Suite, delivers asset performance management (APM) capabilities to optimize monitoring, maintenance and replacement actions based on current asset health and predicted risks. Powered by AI and the IoT, you can make smarter decisions, minimize unplanned repair work, increase uptime and reduce the risk of equipment failure. You can also:

  • Use prebuilt data models for key asset classes and processes specific to the oil and gas industry
  • Determine risk exposure with industry-scoring methodology for health, criticality, risk, end-of-life probability and effective age
  • Aggregate and analyze current and historical operational and weather data to visualize asset health

→ Explore the APM demo

Oil and gas industry case studies

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The Hub Power Company Limited

The Hub Power Company proves that efficient health, safety and environmental practices start with IT.

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Kuwait Oil Company

Kuwait Oil Company connects “everything” for peak operational efficiency and improves its production targets through greater efficiency.

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Cheniere Energy, Inc.

Cheniere Energy is seizing new opportunities and supporting business transformation with IBM Maximo Asset Management.

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