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6th Annual Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Asset Reliability

Revolutionizing Maintenance and Capital Projects through an Effective Asset Management Framework for Optimal Production and Project Outcomes

13-14 Jan 2016
Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria - Houston, TX, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

6th Annual Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Asset Reliability

Maintain productivity and enhance your bottom line! For 5 years, this plant level meeting has provided heads of reliability, maintenance, and operations from chemical/petrochemical plants and refineries with proven solutions to reduce the wear and tear on equipment and personnel.

The 6th edition will provide you with the tools, techniques and solutions to overcome challenges with maintenance and reliability programs, acquiring skilled craftsmen, and asset reliability. Topics to be addressed include culture change, M&R programs, bolted joint disassembly and assembly, planning & scheduling, predictive and preventative maintenance and more!

Key Topics

  • Develop and execute an integrated reliability program to build a reliability culture within a local, regional and global framework
  • Strengthen furnace operation & design and brittle fractures with respect to integrity operating windows
  • Acquire specific inspection and maintenance strategies for fixed and rotating equipment
  • Enhance asset health and integration of asset based data through a combination of preventative and predictive maintenance techniques
  • Strategize how to get skilled craftsmen in the plant through application of real life scenarios and experience sharing
  • 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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    Practical Insights From

    Anthony Barre
    Manufacturing Integration Director
    Dow Chemical Company

    Eric Freeman
    Director Rotating Equipment Reliability
    Valero, Port Arthur Refinery

    Charles Kelly Jr.
    Site Maintenance & Engineering Manager

    Percy McIntyre
    Engineering & Maintenance Manager
    LANXESS Corporation

    Jim Hudson
    Maintenance Manager
    Honeywell - Geismar

    Vic Rioli, CMRP
    Director - Global Reliability
    Praxair Inc.

    Chris McKay
    Reliability Analyst

    Randy Carlisle
    Engineering & Projects Manager
    Air Liquide Industrial US

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “First time I was chair and thanks to marcus evans for asking me. Great experience and excellent network opportunities.” Bayer MaterialScience
    • “Excellent conference overall.” Chevron
    • “I learned a lot here this time. Solid education time spent. Lots of great ideas to take home." Valero
    • “This conference was everything I expected and more with the opportunity to interface with others with practical experience.” Georgia Gulf Chemicals
    • "Great networking opportunities with excellent group discussions." Marathon Petroleum
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Tyler Kelch

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

    Fax: 312-894-6304