Decarbonising industry

If there is one certainty in industry, it is that supplies, industrial processes and logistics operations can all be decarbonised upstream, downstream or on site.

Besides the selection of “input” products, the key to decarbonisation is to source materials locally. Industry now increasingly measures its carbon footprint under scope 3, from extraction to end of life, and no longer exclusively under scopes 1 and 2. The process of large-scale decarbonisation will therefore involve local supplies and may even breathe new life into local economies.

Another key to decarbonisation relates to the measures taken in respect of industrial processes: energy, heat, processes, automated building control, etc. By upholding the principles of energy efficiency, the following improvements can be made:

  • Large-scale electrification of the most energy-intensive manufacturing processes;
  • Replacing energy sources with heat or steam, by installing biomass boilers or introducing waste recovery systems.

We have implemented a decarbonisation plan which assesses all energy-related flows. Let’s coordinate our efforts to see how we can decarbonise your production site and create value for your shareholders, employees and all other stakeholders.

Decarbonisation is a clearly defined process

Our decarbonisation approach involves a clearly-defined set of steps:

  • Audit: we assess the situation of your industrial site based on a carbon footprint report (scope 1, 2 and 3)
    • Raw materials, consumables and fuels
    • Product manufacturing processes
    • Finished product export
    • Waste processing
  • We jointly set out targets according to available resources
  • We devise a suitable action plan
  • We oversee the implementation of the action plan

Some measures that may be introduced include:

  • Replacement with alternative inputs
  • Optimising logistics operations
  • Reducing site’s energy consumption, especially by streamlining manufacturing processes or transitioning to more efficient processes
  • Reducing quantities of waste produced
  • Optimising waste treatment processes

We would be delighted to assist you with the task of decarbonising your business operations!

Understanding operations to improve maintenance planning and performance

BG’s engineers will initially make every effort to develop a clear understanding of the operational intricacies of an industrial site or an existing or future facility. It is important to understand these practices for the purposes of integrating them directly into the design and optimising the structure at every stage of its life cycle. We draw on our experience to review the processes of a facility and accurately identify the customer’s needs and constraints.

Depending on the sectors considered, while the nomenclature may change, the basic principles remain the same. The BG Group shares its systematic experience of managing industrial production lines, services for building users, energy plants (waste recovery, hydroelectric power, etc.), road and motorway checkpoints, engineering structures, etc.

Operations engineering to improve the overall performance of your facility and infrastructure

The BG Group’s approach initially involves delving into its customer’s organisation and developing a clear understanding of existing or anticipated operations. This strategy enables BG to get to grips with the processes of a facility, to identity interactions between stakeholders and, on this basis, accurately identify needs and constraints.

BG can design and help its customers to design computer-aided maintenance (CAM) systems or, better still, systems based on a BIM model. The resulting data can be used to optimise maintenance activities and modify the maintenance plan accordingly.

The Group’s value proposition covers a number of services intended to improve the overall performance of an industrial facility or the operation of infrastructure:

  • Audits, inspections, assessments
  • Devising maintenance plans, establishing ranges and operating procedures, implementing maintenance indicators
  • Assisting with maintenance planning, helping to establish minimum operating conditions related to maintenance activities, providing training courses
  • Implementing CMMS (computerized maintenance management systems) integrated in BIM environments
  • RAMS studies, assistance to improve systems reliability

We are at your service. Please contact us!

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