Project Description

Customer: Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Project Status: Completed and currently running.

Business Needs: Automation of core KNPC business processes to achieve the goal of SMART Refinery and at the same time reduce costs and strengthen KNPC’s competitive position.

Solution Provided: KNPC implemented IBM Maximo for Oil and Gas software as its asset-management solution. The solution provides maintenance control through integration with the company’s finance, commercial, maintenance management, materials management, Inventory management, contract management and operations departments.

Technologies used: IBM MAXIMO for Oil and Gas, IBM MAXIMO for IT Asset Management, IBM Maximo Everyplace, IBM Maximo Anywhere.


  1. Improved desktop cycle times.
  2. Reduced the data transfer rate by 88 percent.
  3. Decreased invoice cycle times by 92 percent.
  4. Cut purchase cycle times by 90 percent.
  5. Improved the procurement cycle.
  6. Decreased the time needed to complete asset maintenance.
  7. Enhanced the work order preventative-maintenance versus corrective-maintenance ratio.