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PetroChem Shutdowns

Balancing Project Management, Resources and Responsibility at Petrochemical Plants

5-6 Dec 2017
NBC TOWER | Chicago, IL, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

PetroChem Shutdowns

To achieve a successfully executed turnaround, plant managers must operate each project through optimal scope management, planning and scheduling, budget forecasting, cost tracking, and workforce labor quality. Course participants will discuss key fundamentals for achieving the utmost efficient shutdown/turnaround operation. Attendees will be exposed to proven solutions in timely maintenance planning & scheduling and improving communication between Operations & Management. Case studies, scenarios and best practices will enable each participant to assess and improve their current operations.

Key Topics

  • Plant Forced and Unplanned Outages
  • Bridging Communication Gaps
  • Optimizing Interface Between Departments
  • Execution & Contracting
  • Methods & Principles of Strategic Planning
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Plant managers
    Operations managers
    Lead engineers
    Plant project managers
    Maintenance managers
    Outage managers

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    Practical Insights From

    Frank Wszelaki
    Energy executive and consultant
    He has had several roles throughout the utility industry for over 30 years. His work has involved various aspects of energy generation, transmission and distribution in such roles as engineering technician, systems engineer, outage manager, direction and executive throughout the US and Canada. As President and CEO of Columbia Power Corporation, Frank was responsible for improving the existing generating assets greater than 98% available & reliable leading the Waneta Expansion 345 MW Hydro Station new construction – on time and on budget – and concluding the mandated Corporation restructuring. He also served as the Director of the DTE Energy Monroe Power Plant (3,400 MW - 4 Unit Station) for more than five years. While the Director at Monroe, Frank led the efforts to improve safety to less than 1.0% OSHA rate, increase plant reliability to (6.0% EFOR) while leading the corporation’s first continuous improvement / work management efforts with savings greater than $60 million a year.

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