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8th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns and Turnarounds

Designing Efficient Plans and Management Processes through Resource Based Initiatives, Superior Contractor Management, and Labor Optimization

26-28 Jul 2016
Astor Crowne Plaza - New Orleans, LA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

8th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns and Turnarounds

Maximize asset and human performance throughout the entire outage process. This end-user driven event will enable you to achieve a successfully executed turnaround through optimal scope management, planning and scheduling, budget forecasting, cost tracking, and workforce labor quality.

For the last 7 years, this annual 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.

Key Topics

  • Design the Right Criteria for an Efficient and Effective Turnaround to Guarantee Productive Project Execution and Reliability
  • Pioneer a Critical Chain Management/Resource Based Planning Project Management Approach for Optimal Success
  • Harmonize Capital Project, O&M, and Quality Integration with Turnarounds throughout the Entire Planning and Execution Phases to Maximize Department, Plant, and Organizational Productivity
  • Reinforce Safety Culture into Every Facet of Operations, Maintenance and Contractor Management while Exceeding Guidelines and Requirements
  • Utilize Lessons Learned and Post Turnaround Reviews to Improve Future Planning, Scheduling, Development and Integration
  • 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

    Chris Vaughn
    Maintenance and Turnaround Team Leader

    Jim Hudson
    Maintenance Manager

    Tony Vardy
    Turnaround Superintendent
    North Atlantic Refining Ltd

    David Ratcliff
    Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
    Chemtrade Logistics Incorporated

    Frank Engli
    Turnaround Manager
    Shell Upgrader

    Rafael Terrero
    Gulf Coast Turnaround Event Leader

    Brandon Cloud
    Maintenance Planner/ Scheduler & Storeroom Manager
    Dixie Chemical Company

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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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    Event Contact

    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