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9th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns and Turnarounds

Executing Lean, Cost Effective, and Safe Outages through KPI Measurement, Resource Optimization, Planning & Scheduling Tools, and Human Performance Initiatives

1-3 Aug 2017
TDB, New Orleans, LA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

9th 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 8 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

  • Utilize lessons learned and post turnaround review for future project success
  • Track costs and project milestones to ensure minimal scope creep and prevent scope freeze
  • Target the latest technologies and tactics for improved planning, scheduling, and safety support
  • Instill best strategies in turnarounds, contractor accountability, and critical chain management
  • Enhance processes & personnel through enhanced interdepartmental communication & work prioritization
  • 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!

    Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From


    Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.


    Shell Upgrader

    Lucite International

    PCS Nitrogen - Geismar

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “Enjoyed networking with folks that are in the same field as well as having identical concerns.” - Eastman Chemical
    • “Marcus Evans put on a very practical agenda with speakers covering a number of topics that I can apply.” - Shell
    • “It was a pleasure to meet and interact with others, the topics were pertinent to today’s needs.” - PCS Nitrogen
    • “Enjoyed the entire conference, very informative and has given helpful ideas.” - BASF
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    Event Contact

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

    Kirill Pokotilov

    NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6313
    Fax: 312-894-6304