Shutdowns & Turnarounds: Fishing In An Ever Smaller Sea
With an ever increasing need for cost control and management of project complexities, the significance of every decision made by a TAR manager during the planning and execution stages of these events is continuously imperative.
As the current oil price downturn has widened refining margins and set owners smiling from ear to ear, the realities are still the same for the shutdown manager.
In this interview, we speak with a veteran turnaround manager about the growing difficulties of finding the right people for the job, and how the simple, graphical visualisation of the turnaround process can really swing the balance between success and failure.
See also: our guide to shutdowns and turnarounds.