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8th Chem, Petrochem, & Refining Asset Reliability

Pioneering Technology Applications, Actionable Insight, and Operational Advancements Across Your Enterprise to Gain Control and Extract Real Business Value

14-15 Mar 2018
The Westin Houston, Memorial City | Houston, TX, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

8th Chem, Petrochem, & Refining Asset Reliability

This 8TH Annual Chem Petrochem & Refining Asset Reliability event will provide you with the reasoning and tools necessary to identify, understand, and mitigate maintenance and reliability challenges at processing facilities while improving overall productivity and cost efficiency. Attendees will uncover proven tactics to build out a more sustainable Asset Management Program.


Topics to be covered include but are not limited to:  effective incident investigations, inspection planning, cost effective risk management, predictive maintenance, mechanical integrity, quality assurance, procedures /checklists, practical applications of KPI’s, data capture and analytics, operational excellence, safety through reliability, and workforce management.

Key Topics

  • Utilize Continuous Vibration Monitoring to Catch Small Problems Before They Become Big with BASF
  • Uncover Signs of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) to Maintain Pipes and Other Steel Components with Petrojam Limited
  • Select Asset Criticality Criteria Within the Plant to Prioritize a Proactive Approach to Maintenance and Reliability Strategies with Invista
  • Strive for Maximum Productivity and Cost Efficiency Through a Comprehensive Budget and Maintenance Plan with Dixie Chemical Company
  • Develop a Platform to Manage Mechanical Integrity of Fixed and Rotating Equipment with PCS Nitrogen Trinidad Limited
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Air Liquide
    Air Productsm
    ANL Industrial Services
    APT Inc.
    Asset Performance Technologies Inc.
    BASF Chemicals
    C & S Wholesale Grocers
    Cheniere Energy Inc
    Clarage LLC
    Cornerstone Chemical Company
    DSM Coating
    Ernst & Young
    GEO Specialty Chemicals
    Heinzmann Company
    Hexion Inc
    Human Performance Root Cause & Trending
    Industrias Styropek S.A. de C.V.
    IVC Technologies
    James Industries Inc
    Lyondell Chemical Company
    Olin Corporation
    PCS Nitrogen Trinidad
    Petrojam Limited
    Praxair Inc
    Shell Oil Products Us
    SI Group
    Targa Resources Partners LP
    TECO Westinghouse
    TPC Group
    Valero Refining - Texas City
    Wacker Chemical Corporation

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    Event Sponsors
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    Integra Technologies
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    PROGNOST Systems, Inc.
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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Ken Stevens
    Director, Mechanical Reliability

    Stephen Hyvl
    Operational Excellence Analyst Senior
    Vista Energy- Luminant

    Brandon Cloud
    Maintenance Manager
    Dixie Chemical Company

    Brian Case
    Sr. Supervisor - Inspection & Reliability
    Petrojam Limited

    Amy Odom
    Asset Effectiveness Manager, Polyol

    Robert Johnson
    Technical Manager, Capital Projects, Reliability and Mechanical Integrity
    Hexion Inc.

    Etienne George
    Reliability Director
    Air Liquide

    F. Lane Benford
    Reliability Manager
    Chemtrade Logistics

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “This conference had a great mix of varied topics and speakers from tools to conception, from human performances to equipment performance.” -Ascend Performance Materials
    • “So many high quality speakers and each brought a unique perspective and each used a different presentation style. Great job putting together and meaningful event.” -Praxair
    • “An excellent conference. Looking forward to future events. I hope that other leadership personnel from my organization can attend.” -PCS Nitrogen Trinidad
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    Event Contact

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

    John Hummel

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

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6327
    Fax: 312.894.6304