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9th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns and Turnarounds

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

1-3 Aug 2017
The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 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

  • Define, document and control scope to stay on track and filter in discovery work
  • Establish the right foundation to achieve turnaround excellence
  • Identify lessons learned with a turnaround to sustain continuous improvement
  • Focus on safety leadership from start to finish and ensuring a commitment to safety throughout the site
  • Develop an execution strategy that allows for adaptation if case coordination issues arise
  • 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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    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.

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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Heith Robey
    Turnaround Leader

    Kyle Roach
    TAR Event Manager
    Whiting Refinery, BP

    Chris Vaughn
    Plant Manager
    Addivant, Bay Minette Plant

    Robin Harris
    Refining Business Improvement: Turnaround Estimating Cost and Control Lead
    Phillips 66

    Steve Adkins
    Mechincal Intergrity/ Inspection
    PBF Energy

    Jason White
    FC Maintenance Superintendent
    Geismar, Honeywell

    Joe Jackson
    Project Process Assurance

    Lawrence Crow
    Turnaround Manager
    Axiall, a Westlake Company

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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