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Turnaround Management

  • Engineers and staff (from maintenance, purchasing, project organization, operation) involved in turnaround management for refining or petrochemical plants.
  • To provide a method to achieve the main turnaround objectives: safety, deadline and budget compliance.
  • To list the various steps of turnaround preparation and execution.
  • To be aware of the typical errors and pitfalls in a turnaround context.
  • To recognize the conditions for successful turnaround management.
  • To determine the best practices to deal with own turnaround, in order to optimize cost, duration and safety.
Les + pédagogiques
  • Numerous applications and cases studies.
  • An interactive delivery method that draws on participants' experiences.

Turnaround requirements 1 jour
  • Turnaround justification: local regulation, maintenance, projects, plant availability.
  • Turnaround frequency and objectives: schedule, safety compliance, duration and cost.
  • Typical data used for a turnaround: economic incentives, scope, challenge.

  • Steering committee, organization and Key Performance Indicators.

  • Financial breakdown and cost estimate: maintenance, projects
Turnaround preparation 2 jours
  • Detailed scope, work-list analysis.

  • Work preparation: tasks sequencing, procedures, long term material orders.

  • Critical operation identification and preparation
  • Scheduling: overview and detailed planning
  • Safety plan - Logistics
  • Internal and external review - Scope challenge
  • Team building techniques
  • Contracting plan preparation: clear understanding of the different types of contracts: lump sum, reimbursable, unit rates. Purchasing plan.

  • Contracting procedure.
Supervision of turnaround activities 2 jours
  • Planning and quality control.
  • Cost control activities during works
  • Management of changes and contingencies
  • Mechanical completion, commissioning and start-up activities: acceptances certificates - organization.
  • Unplanned and additional works management.

  • Reporting and turnaround assessment.

  • Occupational health and safety.
  • Risks dealing with hot works, lifting, works at heights, scaffoldings, electrical, piping, high pressure cleaning, works in confined spaces.
  • Lock-out tag-out procedures.
  • Job safety analysis. Prevention plans and work permits: regulation, education, constraints. Responsibility of the personal.