Chevron Oronite, a fully-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of fuel and lubricant additives, helping provide solutions to customers globally.
In 2017, Oronite engaged a proof of concept to assess the ability of the PI System to meet process optimization expectations through AF key features (analysis and event frames).
The pilot phase was executed in Oronite’s manufacturing unit located in Gonfreville, France, fed with process data pulled out from the Wonderware system platform.
The pilot implementation was a fast one, executed using an agile spirit in less than six months from start to completion.
Proof of concept outcomes contributed to a make the global decision to roll out PI globally throughout Oronite.
IT professional / project manager since 1998 with a consistent technical background.
During the past 4 years, I have extended my skills set to process control systems. In 2017, the opportunity was offered to me to lead an OSI PI Pilot implementation POC.
Since then PI appears to me as a powerful junction between process control systems and business users with enhanced analytics capabilities absolutely to support Industry 4.0 new territories..