Qatargas is the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) company. It annually produces and supplies the globe with 42 million metric tons of LNG from across its four ventures. It is headquartered in Doha, Qatar, and maintains its upstream assets in Ras Laffan, Qatar. Natural gas is supplied to Qatargas’s LNG trains from Qatar’s massive North Field, by far the world’s largest non-associated gas field. Together with RasGas, it reached a record LNG production of 77 million tons per annum in the December of 2010.
With a very diverse workforce, strict regulations and company rules and ever increasing requirements for meeting high-availability targets, Qatargas wanted to set the standard for HSE performance, and streamline and standardize maintenance operations.
Permit Vision was selected for the adaptability of the Permit to Work system, the simplicity in use. and the technological advantages it has over other players in the market. Qatargas is currently rolling out the solution to all its assets and aims to further improve maintenance operations by introducing eVision’s mobile handheld devices used for Isolation management, advanced conflict detection, fully integrated Process Safety Management and seamless integration with SAP Plant maintenance system.