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October 13, 2014
UCEC members gather annually to review new IPA metrics packages that can be used to improve business project estimate assurance and evaluation quality.
July 15, 2014
In a Tank Storage Magazine article, IPA’s Josh McClellan discusses how companies can improve the performance of tank installation, revamp, and maintenance projects.
June 23, 2014
Ahead of an industry event in Santiago, IPA CEO Edward Merrow was asked by La Tercera for his take on developing megaprojects in Chile.

InSites: Research and News for Small Projects

August 13, 2014
What is one thing you would change about your project system? IPA asked hundreds of site-based project managers this question, and the answers are eye-opening.
August 4, 2014
There are many ways to approach assurance and investment decision-making for small capital projects. What strategies are most common at sites, and what works best to ensure projects are ready to move forward?
July 7, 2014
The key findings from a recently completed IPA research study on tank maintenance projects can help companies optimize cost and schedule performance.

Press Releases

September 30, 2011

 Dr. Allison J. Aschman will become Director for the Asia Pacific Region effective October 1, 2011

September 24, 2010

Although both contractor- and owner-led turnarounds have similar levels of planning, owner-led turnarounds were found to be 13 percent less expensive for a similar scope of work, according to an IPA study.

April 30, 2010

An IPA study finds that over one-third of all site-based projects are failing to meet their authorized objectives for a variety of reasons, including the lack of definition, over-worked project managers, the lack of input from key project stakeholders during definition, and late changes, among others.


August 3, 2014
How does capital project performance in Latin America compare to Industry? IPA’s Lisiane Capaverde will discuss this topic at the CURT member meeting in Brazil.
February 2, 2014
IPA CEO Edward Merrow will offer his perspective on why E&P megaprojects struggle in a keynote speech at an upcoming Society of Petroleum Engineers event in Abu Dhabi. 
January 26, 2014
Why are Exploration & Production (E&P) companies around the world struggling with their capital projects? IPA’s Rolando Gächter will discuss this issue at the Offshore Strategy Conference in Norway.

Research Highlights

October 13, 2014
How can a mining / minerals / metals site understand how their sustaining capital investment level compares to competitors?
October 10, 2014
IPA has a rich history of interaction with the academic world, from education and training to sharing ideas and collaborating on research.
October 9, 2014
A new IPA research study aims to advance Industry’s understanding of current equipment procurement developments. The study will focus on equipment procurement outcomes, purchasing practices, and procurement organization structure and staffing.

In the News

October 14, 2014
IPA's Neeraj Nandurdikar writes in the Journal of Petroleum Technology that a new type of business leadership is needed to overcome challenges in the E&P industry.
October 11, 2011

Published by AIPM News

July 19, 2010

Published by ChemicalProcessing.com

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