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6th Annual Chem/Petrochem and Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds

Attaining Qualified, Sustainable Resources While Successfully Managing Scope for an Efficiently Executed Turnaround

29-31 Jul 2014
Astor Crowne Plaza – New Orleans French Quarter | New Orleans, LA , United States of America

Why You Should Attend

6th Annual Chem/Petrochem and Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds

Sam Harkreader
Reliability, Maintenance & Engineering Improvement Leader
Ascend Performance Materials

The leading marcus evans 6th Annual Chem/Petrochem and Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds Conference will focus on the key fundamentals for achieving an efficient turnaround, including timely maintenance planning, effective communication between departments, managing scope through expected and unexpected scenarios, and recruiting and retaining qualified turnaround talent.

Benefit from two and a half days of interactive case study presentations by industry leading experts. Attendees will be afforded the opportunity to interact with speakers and their peers in a classroom-style setting that will encourage both audience engagement and participation. Seating is limited to maintain an intimate educational environment that will cultivate the knowledge and experience of all participants.

Key Topics

  • Ascend Performance Materials on building and derivingexceptional value from your risk management program
  • LyondellBasell and Marathon Petroleum on addressing the generational gap to develop a successful long-term workforce
  • Honeywell regarding an expedited approach to lean outages
  • Valero on making safety relevant across the organization toward a zero-incidence record
  • Koch Industries on achieving integrated communication channels between the shutdown/turnarounds and capital projects teams
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Ashland Inc.
    BASF Corporation
    Bayer MaterialScience LLC
    The Dow Chemical Company
    DYNO Nobel
    Ergon Refining Inc.
    Flint Hills Resources
    Georgia Gulf Chemicals
    Huntsman Corporation
    Husky Energy
    Lubrizol Corporation
    Marathon Oil
    North Atlantic Refining Ltd.
    Shell Oil Products
    Tesoro Petroleum

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    • Petroleum

    Practical Insights From

    Sam Harkreader
    Reliability, Maintenance & Engineering Improvement Leader
    Ascend Performance Materials

    Alan Pool
    Maintenance Supervisor

    Paul W. Hansen P.E.
    Turnaround Supervisor, Garryville Maintenance Dept.
    Marathon Petroleum

    Brian Baca
    Operations Turnaround SME
    Chevron Phillips Chemical

    Dale Boon
    PMP, Maintenance Superintendent
    NiSource Inc., Michigan City Generating Station

    Joe Jackson
    Turnaround Manager

    Justin Gabehart
    Turnaround Manager
    Koch Industries Inc.

    Paul Montes
    NCE/E TAR Planning & Scheduling Tools Coordinator

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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Robin Yegelwel

    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    9th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60611

    (312) 894-6306
    Fax: (312) 894-6304