Posts Tagged ‘Nikki Bishop’

Improving Turnaround Planning and Execution

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training on Monday, February 20th, 2017. One comment so far
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Continuously operating process plants need to plan outages, also known as turnarounds, from time to time to perform maintenance and improvements not possible while the process is online. Every day of downtime is lost revenue, so carefully planning the actions to be performed during the outage is critical. In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Get more […]

Planning and Executing Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training on Friday, November 18th, 2016. One comment so far
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Turnarounds, also known as planned shutdowns and outages, are the intense window of time to optimize and fix all the issues to get the process running back to peak performance. According to an Asset Performance Networks study, Benchmarking and Optimizing Maintenance Work Scope for Turnarounds, refineries have had trouble executing these large, complex undertakings on […]

Improving Capital Project and Plant Turnaround Performance

Posted in Capital Projects, Services, Consulting & Training on Thursday, June 16th, 2016. No comments yet
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Last week’s Petrochemical Engineering & Construction and Gulf Coast Shutdowns & Turnarounds conferences took place in New Orleans. Here are excepts from the full posts over on the Top Quartile Performance site. Beyond Best Practice: The Latest Thinking in Doing Things Differently As process manufacturing and production capital projects continue to grow in scale and […]

Opportunities in the Petrochemical Industry

Posted in Chemical, Event, Services, Consulting & Training on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016. No comments yet
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The petrochemical industry has benefitted from the huge supply increase of natural gas and liquids from shale gas here in the U.S. I’m in New Orleans for the next few days at the Petrochemical Engineering & Construction conference. Simultaneously the Gulf Coast Shutdowns & Turnarounds conference will be happening. Each conference has a Twitter hashtag […]

Diversity, Intelligence and Cloud-Based Expertise

Posted in Event on Monday, June 15th, 2015. No comments yet
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While Early Bird Registration for the October 12-16 Emerson Exchange Conference in Denver remains open, let’s highlight a few more presentations from the conference. Emerson’s Nikki Bishop is teaming with Shell’s Sara Hough on a presentation, Closing the Gap: Leveraging the Power of Diversity in a Technical World. Their abstract: One only needs to look […]