Turnaround Insights

02/07 2018

Today’s Supersized Turnarounds & Workforce Transportation: Part 2

By | 2018-02-02T16:27:40+00:00 02/07/2018|0 Comments

The new era of supersized turnarounds brings with it new complexities and liabilities as plant facilities accommodate a headcount well beyond normal capacity. Despite this dramatic growth, many contractors still handle the responsibility of transporting [...]

02/06 2018

February 2018

By | 2018-02-06T21:59:33+00:00 02/06/2018|0 Comments

During the execution of a turnaround, the schedule is in a very real sense the checking account for the event. The schedule contains both financial and legal implica- tions and is the conduit through which depos- its and withdrawals are transacted every hour of every day. It is either the playbook creating team synergy or a book of riddles harboring a litany of waste and missed opportunities. It is either the main topic of discussion in team meetings and in the field or a catalyst for miscommunication.

01/25 2018

Today’s Supersized Turnarounds & Workforce Transportation: Part 1

By | 2018-02-14T18:25:15+00:00 01/25/2018|0 Comments

Plant turnarounds demand huge manpower from internal and external sources on a temporary basis. A ramped-up workforce is essential to successfully perform the extensive work to be carried out in a compressed time frame. This [...]

01/15 2018

Enough Expertise To Go Around

By | 2018-01-15T22:44:50+00:00 01/15/2018|0 Comments

Turnarounds account for the single largest maintenance expense in a plant’s life cycle. These planned pauses in production allow for critical repairs, strategic upgrades, and non-routine maintenance to take place. But that’s not all. Turnarounds can also cut down on harmful emissions and restore a plant to peak performance, thus keeping the refinery in prime condition and ensuring production continues at the highest level. But without a trusted services partner this healthy break in production can suck the life out of your budget.