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Advanced Shutdown Turnaround & Outage Management       

The planning, preparation and execution of a turnaround is a complex undertaking that demands an effective strategy, a high degree of control and great attention to detail. It also requires a profound understanding of the critical elements that go to make up a turnaround and the drivers and constraints that shape the event. This requires involvement of every level of the company from senior management who set the framework for the event through to the craft personnel who perform the actual work.


There comes a point in each area of the turnaround at which most tasks have been completed and the systems may be handed back to operations for start-up. This is a critical transition phase and if not properly controlled, time, money and effort can be wasted. Although it may seem to the casual observer that the start-up of the plant is simply the reverse of the shutdown, depending upon the type of plant, the start-up process can last anything from a few hours to many days. Whatever the length of time, the handover must be done effectively. The operations team must control the start up in the same way as the shutdown and engineering work.

Course Takeaways​

  • Enhance the company’s strategic turnaround capabilities

  • Improve the company’s approach to planning & scheduling

  • Provide a framework for effective turnaround execution

  • Highlight the unique safety requirements of turnarounds

  • Foster the “One Team” approach to turnarounds

  • Ensure a safe and orderly transfer from turnaround phase to start-up phase

  • Provide a comprehensive knowledge base for turnarounds

  • Demonstrate the latest planning techniques for turnarounds

Who should attend?

Directors, Heads, GMs, Senior Managers, Managers, Assistants, Supervisors and Engineers responsible for:

  • Shutdown & Turnaround

  • Scheduling

  • Maintenance

  • Operations

  • Production

  • Reliability

  • Security

  • Quality Assurance

  • Procurement

  • Asset Management

  • Planning

  • Health & Safety

Early Fee: USD 1295

Standard Fee: USD 1695

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