W2.1_Khalid Almamari_Interfacing issues between Engineering & Contract departments


  1. Problem Definition

It was noticed the delay in the finalization of each contract/project as well as the approval of some documents either prior floating the tender or awarding the contract. It is an internal concern but it is affecting the set schedule that agreed with the management for the project. Also, the affect could reach 20% out of the whole period of the project (as per the current project that is ongoing right now). This case will be elaborated briefly in this report and some solutions will be suggested to be implemented in our daily activities. It will be supported by a survey done in the department.

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W2.2_ Ahmed Al Azizi_ Investigation on Water Injection Pumps Engine’s Reliability


  1. Problem Definition

 Water Injection pumps is used to inject the treated produced water. There are four injection pumps with engine driven. Operation team observes that preventive and corrective maintenance cost increases. This investigation aimed to analyze the major maintenance cost including spare parts and manpower. Actual cost and frequency of normal preventive maintenance (1200 hrs) due during 2014 including spare parts and manpower. Calculate failure rate occurred during 2013 for water injection pumps engines. Proposed alternative solution for the management to consider in near future.

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W2.1_ Ahmed Al Azizi_ Investigation on Water Injection Pumps Engine’s Reliability


  1. Problem Definition

 

  1. Water Injection pumps is used to inject the treated produced water. There are four injection pumps with engine driven. Operation team observes that preventive and corrective maintenance cost increases. This investigation aimed to analyze the major maintenance cost including spare parts and manpower. Actual cost and frequency of normal preventive maintenance (1200 hrs) due during 2014 including spare parts and manpower. Calculate failure rate occurred during 2013 for water injection pumps engines. Proposed alternative solution for the management to consider in near future

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W2.2_Hani_Stakholder Management


Problem Definition:

It’s very important for a project manager to identify the different stakeholders involved in any project as a part of the project initiation process.  It’s also very important for him/her to divide theses stakeholder to different categories so …..

This blog will try to identify the different stockholders to “HR Development Scheme” Project, which is an HR Project in Takatuf. The blog will also will distribute the stockholders to 6 major categories and will analyze their information, interest, influence, impact (execution). Impact (operation) to determine the importance of each stakeholder based on their analysis scare.

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W2.1_Musallam Al-Awaid_Catalyst Replacement Feasibilty Study


1.Problem Definition

Nowadays, many plants are designed to run for long periods, exceeding 3 years with no turnarounds. In methanol plant, we had 1st turnaround in last April 2014, after 4 years of operation, where we replaced the methanol reactor catalyst.

Before catalyst replacement, we had considered more than a single option. The most feasible option was selected which is replacement.

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W2.1_Hani_Stakholder Management


Problem Definition:

It’s very important for a project manager to identify the different stakeholders involved in any project as a part of the project initiation process.  It’s also very important for him/her to divide theses stakeholder to different categories so …..

This blog will try to identify the different stockholders to “HR Development Scheme” Project, which is an HR Project in Takatuf. The blog will also will distribute the stockholders to 6 major categories and will analyze their information, interest, influence, impact (execution). Impact (operation) to determine the importance of each stakeholder based on their analysis scare.

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W2_AsmaF_Multi attributes decision making


1. Problem Definition

In IT maintenance and services operations are always performed because of the needed patches installation, security enhancements and new deployments for updated applications.

Nowadays no one can afford to lose 1 minute of work with systems and networks and the IT maintenance operations can cause interruptions (downtime) or slowdown for end users. IT should be careful to decide how to maintain the systems and networks in order not to stop the work and business.

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W2.0_Haitham Al Raisi_organization structure


  1. Problem Definition

The structure of an organization is the manner in which various sub-units are arranged and inter-related. The following blog discussion is about the change in our organization structure which happened because of the big growth and expansion in managing more regional airports. The importance of any organization structure is to provide guidelines on hierarchy, authority of structure and relationships, linkage between different functions/departments.

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W2.1_Hassan Albarrami_Project location selection


W2.1-Hassan Albarrami_Project location selection

1. Problem Definition.

Oman is a tourist country where around 2.1 million tourists visited the Sultanate last 2013 [1], hence building projects seems to be visible especially in Salalah where anyone can invest his money. Building of 12 apartments is the investment idea which entails scientific study to find a location with minimum pay back period.

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