REPSOL completes turnaround of POSM plant in Tarragona

Repsol has allocated more than 25 million euros to the turnaround at its Tarragona’s petrochemical complex that began at the end of January. The turnaround activities have allowed to perform inspection, maintenance and technological innovation and environmental tasks, as well as to carry out cleaning and repair equipment activities.

During this scheduled turnaround, all outlined objectives have been met. The zero safety accidents goal has been achieved. Regarding environmental objectives, the shutdown has been carried out without environmental incidents and the correct waste management has been accomplished. 47,000 hours of safety and environmental training were provided for this turnaround, and more than 2,600 people attended the courses including both Repsol employees and contractors. Scheduled time, cost and quality goals have also been met, to ensure the energy efficiency and operation of the plants for the next cycle.

The maintenance work carried out in the different units during the turnaround involved circa 400,000 man-hours. A daily average of 1,100 people passed through the Complex’s facilities, counting Repsol’s staff and contractors, in addition to the habitual 2,700

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