23 - 25 July, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Idriss S. Yusuf

GM, Planning and Business, Refinery and Petrochemical Divisions
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigeria

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Conference Day One: Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

9:30 AM Panel discussion: Improving production capacities through digitalisation as a core strategy

Digitalisation has proven to be cost effective with no compromise on operations.
Reports suggest that digitalisation has saved oil companies $11 per barrel produced

How can digitalisation be a game changer for Nigeria’s refineries?
  • Digitalising existing oil and gas refineries in Nigeria to improve production capacities
  • Emergence of a grey collared workforce through integration of man and machines leading to sustained economic growth
  • Combining traditional instrumentation with digital technologies to improve existing capacities

12:10 PM Developing operational efficiency and striving towards excellence using a digitalisation strategy

What processes need to be digitalised for production efficiency?
45% of a refinery’s operations can be digitalised. It is critical that we understand where digitalisation can play a very important role

  • Advancing plant analytics to identify optimal plant settings thus driving operational efficiency
  • Automated management of spare parts and warehousing activities
  • Algorithms for efficient planning and scheduling of operations