Digital Transformation and Major Capital Projects
Digitalization introduces substantial changes to how oil and gas companies design, construct and operate major capital facilities. These digitalization concepts—remote support and control, model-based optimization, robotization—should be accompanied by facility design modifications; enhancements to the project management process; and new, technology-enabled service offerings. How can project managers ensure that digital concepts and capabilities are considered during the earliest stages of a major project? How does digitalization influence the capital project management process (e.g., the commissioning stage)? What steps should companies take to ensure alignment between project stakeholders?