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Executive leadership—essential to ensure world-class turnarounds

03.01.2012  |  Singh, B. ,  Project Assurance, Inc., Houston, Texas

Many factors are involved in achieving ‘safe, reliable and cost-efficient’ turnarounds

Keywords: [turnaround] [maintenance]

Over the last few years, there has been tremendous management interest and attention on plant shutdowns and turnarounds. There are several reasons for this renewed corporate and management interest. If done right, safety, cost and schedule performance on turnarounds can be significantly improved, thus helping the company’s financial and business results. Secondly, turnaround performance has a long-term impact on the facility’s mechanical integrity and operational reliability. Together, turnarounds dictate the plant’s operational efficiency and business survival in the present competitive global market.

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