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Downstream Growth Opportunities 2017-2020: Executive Outlook Webinar

Delivering exclusive insight on these key issues:

  • Impact of New Administration - Opportunities for the US downstream industry under the new Trump administration.
  • Status Update: Workforce Development - How much of a risk is a lack of workforce for the downstream industry? And what are companies doing to address it?
  • Improving Oil Prices - 2017 oil price outlook and the impact of a more stable price on the downstream industry in the US.
  • Capital Projects - Assessment of the conclusion of 1st wave of projects, and expectations on the 2nd wave of investments (Gulf Coast and Northeast). How will a more stable oil price environment impact capital spending in downstream over next few years?
  • Workforce Productivity - How can the industry improve the productivity of the downstream workforce?

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Whitepaper: US Downstream Engineering, Construction & Maintenance Outlook 2017

This complimentary 40-page whitepaper delivers expert outlook into project and maintenance spending in North American. Features case study insight from Dow, Freeport LNG, Braskem and Dupont – a must read for any Petrochemical, Refining & LNG downstream professional operating in North America

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Whitepaper: Strategies for Increased Labor Productivity on Downstream Construction Projects

In-depth interviews with Project Experts at: North West Redwater Partnership, Lauren Engineers & Constructors, Amec Foster Wheeler and Pathfinder. This paper explores how Owner/Contractor collaboration can resolve poor craft labor productivity, which is quickly becoming the biggest expense for downstream projects

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Turnaround Execution Strategies Report 2017-2020

Insight from Valero, Mexichem, Covestro & Emerson on adopting new informational technologies to plan and manage TA events, vendor selection and management, quality and safety strategies, and mitigating risk and reducing discovery work through early planning and inspection.

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Articles

EPC groups invest in data analytics to accelerate complex projects

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

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Total joins with Borealis, Nova to build Gulf Coast ethane cracker; Dow completes Freeport TX-9 unit

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

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Exxon's $20bn Gulf Coast downstream plan signals sustained export demand

Posted on Mar 17, 2017

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US operators gain new labor analysis tool to benchmark productivity

Posted on Mar 3, 2017

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Gulf coast refinery outages cut US capacity; Saudi Aramco buys 50% of Petronas complex

Posted on Mar 2, 2017

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US refiners urged to set turnaround KPIs early to meet start-up targets

Posted on Feb 17, 2017

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Houston port haulers facing 5 to 10-year transport infrastructure gap

Posted on Feb 2, 2017

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Refiners planning 39% more maintenance spend in 2017

Posted on Jan 3, 2017

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Two years the minimum to plan integration of large turnarounds with capital projects

Posted on Dec 9, 2016

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