Integrated Operations another Tool for Achieving Operational Excellence in the Oil and Gas Sector
Rosmaini Tasmin1, Muazu Hassan Muazu2, Lai Fong Woon3, Josu Takala4

1Rosmaini Tasmin, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, UniversitiTun Hussein Onn Malaysia.
2Muazu Hassan Muazu, Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.
3Lai Fong Woon, Faculty of Management and Humanities, Universiti Technology Petronas, Malaysia.
4Josu Takala, Faculty of Technology and Innovations, University of Va’asa, Finland.
Manuscript received on September 20, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on September 10, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 2288-2294 | Volume-Volume-9, Issue-1, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: A2622109119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A2622.109119
Open Access | Ethics and Policies | Cite | Mendeley
© The Authors. Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering and Sciences Publication (BEIESP). This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (

Abstract: Activities of the oil and gas sector operations are highly complex, from oil rigs to refining and transportation. It is against this backdrop that companies opt for operational excellence to control the complexities, of which failure to manage the situation, assets, peoples and profit could be lost. This paper is aimed at determining how integrated operations influences operational excellence in the oil and gas sector. This is with a view to help in facilitating effective operational excellence implementation in the oil industry. Quantitavive survey research approach was adopted, questionnaire was used to collect data from 120 respondents. The result shows that all the postulated integrated operations factors have significant effect on operational excellence. It concludes that integrated operations are the way forward for condition monitoring and maintenance of oil sector assets, people and process for optimising production, operational efficiency, reduced health and safety risks and environmental performance.
Keywords: Health and safety, Integrated operations, Monitoring, Oil and gas, Operational excellence.