Planning for a turnaround

Planning for a turnaround

Without the efforts of professional craft planners and logistics professionals, turnarounds will be a serious challenge.

Refinery turnarounds are massive events. For organisations to be competitive, they must be able to manage these maintenance overhaul projects and meet all safety, cost and duration targets. Considering the quantity of labour, and the materials and services a turnaround requires, coordination is a huge undertaking, especially because all of these resources add up to significant sums of money. Beyond the financial pressures, the logistics of predicting the costs for all of the scope, which will include both known and unknown work......

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Digitalization manifesto - Now its time

Digitalization manifesto - Now its time

At KBC we believe in a world where plants operate with: No safety incidents, No unplanned outages, Rigorous adherence to operating plans, Agile response to market changes and plant disturbances, A motivated and informed workforce, A culture of profitability. We call this ‘Excellence’......

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SOGAT 2019

SOGAT 2019

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SOGAT has grown to be recognised as the premier event in the international oil & gas calendar focusing on sour hydrocarbon developments in the Middle East.

Year on year the considerable number of offers of paper are selected by the prestigious advisory committee to form the SOGAT conference programme that attracts delegates from across the globe. The technical content of the presentations are amply supported by the exhibition of services and supplies of the world’s leading contractors, vendors and consultants......

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Catalysis 2018

Catalysis 2018

Automating catalyst withdrawal for improved safety ... Producing ultra low sulphur gasoline with octane retention ... Interpreting FCC equilibrium catalyst data ... Catalyst passivation for safer, more efficient turnarounds ... Prompt start-up with cracked feed ... Hydroprocessing rate increase using shaped charges ... In-line H2S analysis during sulphiding......

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On-Demand Webinars

On-Demand Webinars

- Intelligently predict and prevent corrosion across your operations.
Learn how the fight against corrosion never stops - it is a fact of life every day across Oil & Gas, Refining and Pipeline operations, what-if you could have insight into real-time corrosion rates in your process?

- From hydrogen production to sulphur recovery - let ceramics pave the way
Learn how to boost the reliability and performance of your hydrogen production and sulphur recovery plants through the deployment of Blasch’s proven ceramic systems......

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ARTC 2019 Newspaper

ARTC 2019 Newspaper

Forecast of global crude oil price 2019 ... Shell Catalysts & Technologies helps find solutions in the ever-changing energy landscape ... Pitfalls in managing precious metals assets ... The IMO regulations and their impact on the world of refining ... Celebrating women in the downstream industry ... Refining’s digital transformation ... In-line H2S analysis during sulphiding ... Residue conversion enhances the pulse of Asia-Pacific refining ... A new generation of catalyst is born: TK-6001 HySwell ... The dichotomy of the energy landscape ... Activity still key for FCC catalyst to improve profit margin ...

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Hoerbiger Wien

Hoerbiger Wien

Key technologies for compressors and engines in the Refining, Gas and Petrochemical processing industries. HOERBIGER is active throughout the world as a leading player in the fields of compression technology, automation technology and drive technology. HOERBIGER Compression Technology is a business unit of HOERBIGER Holding AG, Zug / Switzerland. Based on the concepts of reliability, high performance and efficiency, its portfolio includes a wide range of key components and services for reciprocating compressors and industrial engines......

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Are you ready for MARPOL?

Are you ready for MARPOL?

As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided to implement the MARPOL Annex VI, all ships must globally reduce their emissions of sulfur by 86% before 2020. This fact is bound to have a huge impact on the shipping as well as the refinery industry. But exactly what will happen? What options are there? What are the opportunities? Who will seize them? And how?......

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