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Shutdowns and Turnarounds Annual Survey 2017

HAVE YOUR TURNAROUNDS BEEN SHUTDOWN IN THE OIL PRICE DEPRESSION?After 24 months of the worst oil price depression in living memory, the global industry is reeling from a quarter of a million job losses and no end in sight for oil price lows.A symptom of this industry-wide malaise has been the squeeze on integrity and maintenance activities across... Read More

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Shutdowns and Turnarounds 2017 - How to cut your Shutdown Frequencies in Half

Extending intervals between shutdowns is the Holy Grail for people with the headache of managing a large, complex, critical plant that’s continuously running. This has been further heightened by the lamentable slide in oil prices in the past 18 months.In the following interview, we speak with, John Woodhouse, a veteran in the asset management... Read More

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Take a look at Shutdowns and Turnarounds Past Attendees

Take a look at a sample of the past attendees to the Shutdowns and Turnaround... Read More

Take a look at Shutdowns and Turnarounds Past Attendees

Take a look at a sample of the past attendees to the Shutdowns and Turnaround... Read More

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Shutdown and maintenance best practice - Video from IAMTech

View this Video from IAMTech who go through their thoughts on what is Shutdown best practice.... Read More

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SHUTDOWNS & TURNAROUNDS: FISHING IN AN EVER SMALLER SEA

With an ever increasing need for cost control and management of project complexities, the significance of every decision made by a TAR manager during the planning and execution stages of these events is continuously imperative. As the current oil price downturn has widened refining margins and set owners smiling from ear to ear, the realities are... Read More

Prevention is better than the cure for oil giants

When dealing with oil and gas, safety and effective risk management is crucially important, as any errors can have huge repercussions not only for the environment, but also to the company involved. Accidents, spills and leaks can be incredibly costly to deal with, while an organisation's reputation can receive untold damage as consumers lose faith... Read More

Monitoring and Management: How to Pre-Empt the Downtime

Monitoring and reporting are crucially important to the oil industry in order to assess the performance of current projects and analyse the information provided to help improve future ventures, all in an industry that is struggling to maintain aging assets.Read full... Read More

Unplanned Shutdown Management

How Shell, BP and Exxon offset the loss of revenue caused by unplanned shutdowns in recent... Read More

Shutdowns and Turnarounds – 8 Steps to maximise uptime and minimise downtime

Content description: In times of tightened belts and narrow margins, capitalising on uptime and reducing downtime is key to profitability. Oil and Gas IQ’s Asdza Nadleehe, outlines 8 steps to optimised... Read More

Plant Reliabilty and Maintenance

Various professionals from Exxon, Alstom and Atkins Borea discuss asset maintenance in continunous processing. Key topic areas include efficiency, the priorities, human factors, fuel variability and the importance of constant risk... Read More

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REFINING YOUR SHUTDOWNS: GAUGING THE INDUSTRY AND CRACKING THE TURNAROUND CODE

When the oil price significantly drops, most of the hydrocarbons industry goes into a state of meltdown. However, in the downstream sector, the nose-diving materials costs can generate a generous increase in profitability for the part of the industry that is, traditionally, the most squeezed. Keeping your facility online and raking in the cash... Read More

The World’s Top 10 Super Refineries

Oil & gas IQ reveals the new breed of oil super refineries that is becoming more prevalent across the world. Learn who owns and operates each refinery, teir capacity in Million Tons per Annum and Barrels Per Day... Read More

Shutdowns and Turnarounds 2015 Survey Results

With an ever increasing need for output of assets and a strictly limited pool of talent and skills within the space, the significance of every decision made by a turnaround manager during the planning and execution stages of these landmark events is continuously increasing. In this downloadable infographic, we asked the turnaround community some... Read More

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2015 Shutdowns and Turnarounds Post Show Report

Whether you attended the Shuts and Turns event or are perhaps considering attending next time, this post show report will help you understand what happened at the event in 2015 as well as who attended and what was learnt.  There is also information on our up and coming events coming up over the rest of the... Read More

Podcasts

Two Sure-Fire Ways To Limit Scope Creep In Your Shutdowns

In this exclusive interview for Oil & Gas IQ, Tim Haidar speaks with Anil Malik, Shutdown and Turnaround Planning Engineer for Qatar Petroleum about the tricks of the trade he has learned from masterminding more than 30 shutdowns worldwide.In the course of his interview, Anil touches on:Scope Management & Development: Formulating and... Read More

Life-Cycle Costing - A Research Model

In this special double interview, Dr Paul Baguely, Research Fellow in Cost Engineering at Cranfield University and Peter Okafor, Head of the Department of Quantity Surveying at the Federal Polytechnic of Ogun State, Nigeria, join Oil and Gas IQ to discuss Life-Cycle Costing (LCC) in Shutdowns and Turnarounds. They outline the current challenges... Read More

Whitepapers

STAR: IBM's Smarter Turnaround Optimazation

Take a look at IBM's Whitepaper.  The report details how to Maximize asset value through efficient turnaround... Read More

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Articles

Shutdowns and Turnarounds 2017 - How to cut your Shutdown Frequencies in Half

Extending intervals between shutdowns is the Holy Grail for people with the headache of managing a large, complex, critical plant that’s continuously running. This has been further heightened by the lamentable slide in oil prices in the past 18 months.In the following interview, we speak with, John Woodhouse, a veteran in the asset management... Read More

Infographics

Shutdowns and Turnarounds Annual Survey 2017

HAVE YOUR TURNAROUNDS BEEN SHUTDOWN IN THE OIL PRICE DEPRESSION?After 24 months of the worst oil price depression in living memory, the global industry is reeling from a quarter of a million job losses and no end in sight for oil price lows.A symptom of this industry-wide malaise has been the squeeze on integrity and maintenance activities across... Read More

PDF

Take a look at Shutdowns and Turnarounds Past Attendees

Take a look at a sample of the past attendees to the Shutdowns and Turnaround... Read More

Take a look at Shutdowns and Turnarounds Past Attendees

Take a look at a sample of the past attendees to the Shutdowns and Turnaround... Read More