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7th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds

Achieving a Successfully Executed Turnaround Through Optimal Scope Management, Planning & Scheduling, Budget Forecasting, Cost Tracking & Workforce Labor Quality

5-7 Aug 2015
Grand Hyatt - San Antonio, TX, United States of America


Why You Should Attend

7th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds

For the last 6 years, the annual Chem/Petrochem and Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds Conference has been one of the most anticipated STO meetings in the industry, bringing together Professionals & Plant Managers to discuss key fundamentals for achieving the utmost efficient shutdown / turnaround operation. The conference provides attendees with proven solutions in timely maintenance planning/scheduling and improving communication between O&M.

Topics to be addressed include best practices in capital project integration, cost tracking & on-budget execution, materials coordination, managing scope criteria & scope creep, preventing design engineering delays & how that can impact a TAR schedule, SAP for the CMMS system, outage preparation, critical paths and critical chain management, manpower quality control to preserve talent, and more.

Join a mass group of partner companies on site and benefit from two and a half days of interactive case study presentations by shutdowns, turnarounds, maintenance, and reliability professionals.

This meeting is co-located with the marcus evans 14th Annual Outage Management for Power Plants Conference.

Key Topics

  • Engage key stakeholder groups early in the planning process to enable utmost communication and keep all impacted personnel informed during execution
  • Showcase the top ten guidelines/objectives for efficient turnarounds, key strategies for qualifying contractors, and lessons learned in contractor skill competencies
  • Integrate and align the timelines of both turnarounds and capital projects teams to work together effectively and successfully perform capital project integration
  • Obtain leadership buy-in to scope control programs, and manage scope creep through prioritization tools to make better decisions with emerging work and stay within plan and budget targets
  • Recover STO effectiveness through re-engineering basic business processes, resource management strategies via a solid logistics plan, and critical path versus critical chain management
  • Previous Attendees Include

    BASF Corporation, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co, ConocoPhillips, BP, Luminant, The Dow Chemical Company, DYNO Nobel, Ashland Inc., Ergon Refining Inc., ExxonMobil, Flint Hills Resources, Georgia Gulf Chemicals, Honeywell, Huntsman Corporation, Axiall Corporation, Husky Energy, INVISTA, Lubrizol Corporation, Westlake Petrochemicals, Dow Corning, Marathon Petroleum, North Atlantic Refining Ltd., Shell Upgrader, Tesoro Petroleum, Americas Styrenics, Valero, Petrotechnics USA, NiSource, Syncrude Canada LTD, United Refining, Air Liquide, NOVA Chemicals, Vertex Refining, Eastman Chemical Company, Koch Industries, Praxair, We Energies, and others!


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    KAP Project Services
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    Event Partners

    • RigZone

    • Maintenance

    • Worldoils


    Practical Insights From

    Brian Baca
    Operations Turnaround SME
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company

    Jim Hudson
    Maintenance Manager
    Honeywell, Geismar Plant

    Colin Xander
    Regional Turnaround & Capital Program Manager
    Lucite International

    Steve Dwyer
    Maintanance Manager
    Flint Hills Resources

    Josh Higginbotham
    Site Maintenance Manager
    PCS Nitrogen - Geismar

    Joe Jackson
    Turnaround Manager
    LyondellBasell

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

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “Marcus Evans puts on a very practical agenda with speakers covering a number of topics that I can apply.” Shell
    • “This conference was everything I expected and more with the opportunity to interface with others with practical experience.” Georgia Gulf Chemicals
    • "It was a pleasure to meet and interact with others, the topics were pertinent to today's needs." PCS Nitrogen
    • "A very useful conference, great topics and networking opportunities with key players in the industry." Styrolution
    • "Great networking opportunities with excellent group discussions." Marathon Petroleum
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    Abby Wilson


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