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By David Jacoby

David Jacoby's extremely popular booklet addresses the categorical provide chain administration features and desires of oil, gasoline, and gear businesses, and features a wealth of industry-specific examples.

Jacoby presents a toolbox for large-scale capital expenditure selection making and for remodeling capital and operation costs to exert a visual monetary influence in oil, gasoline, and gear businesses. the provision chain threat administration determination research instruments provided through Jacoby can help operators elevate monetary price further whereas bettering security and stewardship of the environment.

This booklet is a useful reference source for leader working officials; leader monetary officials; engineers; vice presidents of offer chain, operations, or construction; and administrators and executives of procurement, buying, operations, or fabrics management.

Features and benefits:

* reduce via favourite offer chain strategies and ideas to people who have a different and big monetary effect on oil, gasoline, and tool operations.

* leap to chapters that observe on to what you are promoting -- upstream, midstream, downstream, or energy generation.

* Benchmark your company's operations opposed to friends that experience completed world-class offer chain functionality, and emulate their successes

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Supply chain types (Source: Jacoby, 2009, p. Correlation between value chain role and supply chain strategy (Source: Jacoby, 2009, p. ) Type of Business Rationalization Synchronization Customization Innovation Extraction Positive Negative Negative Negative Process (continuous) manufacturing Positive Negative Negative Negative Batch manufacturing Negative Positive Negative Negative Make-to-order manufacturing Negative Positive Positive Positive Distribution Negative Negative Positive Positive Reselling Negative Negative Negative Positive 6 Optimal Supply Chain Management in Oil, Gas, and Power Generation Two generic supply chain strategies are most applicable to oil, gas, and power companies: rationalization and synchronization.

For a long time, the cost per flight hour of Pratt & Whitney JT8 jet engines declined as the number of years since their launch increased, and GE’s jet engines exhibited a similar phenomenon. Fig. Illustrative reduction in cost per unit over time 37 38 Optimal Supply Chain Management in Oil, Gas, and Power Generation Fig. Repair and maintenance costs as a function of new-model-introduction year (illustrative) If the slope of the total cost curve (including economies of scale and all the other factors mentioned above) is projected to be downward and steep, it may be hard to negotiate such a large decrease with suppliers.

Some improvement initiatives can be deployed at the expense of added risk, so risk must be measured and managed in conjunction with supply chain improvement programs. There are many complicated ways of measuring economic risk, most involving statistics and probability (and there are many more ways to measure operational risk; those will be covered in the next section). In general, executive managers discount probabilistic financial analyses, preferring to trust their gut feeling around scenarios, of which one usually represents the most likely, or baseline, scenario.

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