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June 11th

Engineering & Construction Theater

Reliability / Maintenance & Turnarounds Theater

Process Engineering & Technology Theater

Supply Chain

 
10:45 - 11:00 (15 mins)

Product Demo - Reliability & Maintenance: The solution you already paid for

  • Reliability and maintenance are not YOUR issues.  Your culture is.
  • Where is your owner’s manual?
  • Reliability has “0” incremental costs

TDS Solutions

 
 
11:00 - 11:15 (15 mins)

Product Demo - Optimize performance and longevity of your heat exchanger fleets

Chart provides pro-active aftermarket solutions that optimize performance and longevity of our specialty air cooled and brazed aluminum heat exchangers. In our short presentation we’ll introduce the importance of:

  • Correct level of OEM support during commissioning and start-up
  • Preventative and predictive maintenance
  • How to use plant DCS data effectively

Chart Lifecycle

11:15 - 11:30 (15 mins)

Product Demo - Insulating for Peak Performance

Insulating for Peak Performance

ROCKWOOL is excited to bring their ProRox® with WR-Tech™ stone wool mandrel wound pipe sections to demonstrate its water repellency and fire resiliency. ProRox stone wool mandrel wound pipe sections are water repellent, yet vapor permeable meaning they absorb less water, dry faster, are more durable and have a very low water leachable salt content, minimizing the risk of corrosion under insulation while providing greater energy efficiency, saving money and reducing environmental impact. You’ll also realize enhanced water protection, so your equipment will last longer and perform better. Plus, ProRox® offers superior thermal properties for increased stability, and superior acoustical properties to minimize noise and increase safety.

And just as an FYI J - our products are designed for operating temperatures up to 760°C or 1400°F, withstanding heat of up to 1177°C or 2150°C.

Rockwool

11:00 - 11:15 (15 mins)

Product Demo - Making Hazardous Pipeline Repair Safer

Plidco

11:15 - 11:30 (15 mins)

Product Demo - Improving Reformer Performance via Optimized Fan Systems

  • Fans play critical roles in the reformer process
  • Fans packages for the reformer process might be quite complex
  • Benefits of Customizing the Driver System
  • Advantages of Double-Regulation using Steam Turbines (like Ammonia & Methanol Plants) versus Advantages of Double-Regulation using VFDs (Hydrogen Plant)
  • Case studies for this application

Boldrocchi

11:00 - 11:30 (30 mins)

Refining & Petrochemicals: To integrate or not to integrate?

  • Discover how to balance the investment risks of an integrated refinery/petrochemical project risks with the optimization of potential rewards
  • Evaluate an innovative investment planning road map with a number of case studies for integrated refining and petrochemicals complex’ that optimize the process using linear programming (LP) modelling considering various techno-economic parameters and constraints
  • Understand the full techno-economic benefit of switching to an integrated complex

Sachi Maiti, Global Director - Technology Taskforce & Process Engineering, SNC Lavalin

11:00 - 11:30 (30 mins)

Economics, Rail & PSR Outlook

  • Economic Update & Forecast
  • Rail Outlook
  • PSR Implications

Jay Carter, The Greenbrier Companies

11:30 - 12:00 (30 mins)

Workshop - Virtual Reality Propels Industrial Project and Operational Outcomes

Virtual Reality Propels Industrial Project and Operational Outcomes

About: Virtual Reality technologies are changing the landscape for the industrial industry. Deployments in project design and construction review are yielding significant Return on Investment through bottom lines savings in engineering and construction cost. By safely exposing Operations personnel to interactive training programs, Virtual Reality is pushing new paradigms for the modern industrial safety culture. Join our presentation to see footage of these applications and the impacts they have brought to owner and operations groups.

Audubon Companies

11:30 - 12:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo - A digital process for facility engineers to develop lifecycle maintenance coating programs

PPG AIM (Asset Integrity Management) creates a digital process for facility engineers develop lifecycle maintenance coating programs

  • PPG AIM’s unique predictive technology enables managers to know the optimal time to perform preventative maintenance and reduce operational costs. 
  • PPG AIM’s Budget Manager takes the guess work out of maintenance coating and creates an optimized schedule of work based on asset condition, budget and time horizon.
  • PPG AIM is a dynamic approach to asset management and is updating asset condition on a continual basis. 

PPG AIM

11:30 - 12:00 (30 mins)

Olefins Technologies Provide Key Flexibility to Ensure Profitability

  • Discover why flexibility is essential to maximizing profitability, and therefore olefins producers should consider technologies beyond traditional steam cracking
  • Hear how KBR’s Catalytic Olefins Technologies (including K-COTTM and MAXOFINTM) help maximize feed and product flexibility, and thus help ensure overall profitability
  • Learn about the key features and status of these technologies and hear exclusive case study examples for both grass roots situations and revamp strategies (including current projects which are underway)

KT Han, Director of Technology, Olefins, KBR

 
12:00 - 12:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - Deep dive into how businesses are bringing their game changing strategies to life

This session will deep-dive on how businesses are bringing their game-changing strategies to life with renewed business practices including but not limited to:

  • Practicing cross-business concurrent collaboration and robust integration, increasing project efficiency
  • Real-time multi-dimensional business intelligence capturing and visibility for effective project governance
  • Lean construction using multi-dimensional work packaging, resource management and early on-planning
  • Digitalization of contracts and deliverables to streamline handover process and promote reuse information for faster execution on future projects

Dr Paras TRIVEDI, Energy & Materials Solution Director, Dassault Systèmes

12:00 - 12:15 (15 mins)

Product Demo - Innovative Digital Transformation in Sourcing & Procurement

Innovative Digital Transformation in Sourcing & Procurement

Sourcing & Procurement departments are seeing an increasing trend towards digitalization as an enabler for value creation beyond the traditional cost cutting approach. BearingPoint’s team of experts bring Sourcing & Procurement departments ahead of the digital trend through client maturity assessments, buying channel strategies, and innovative technology enablement.

Bearing Point

12:15 - 12:30 (15 mins)

Product Demo - The Technology of Safe Resource-saving Operation and Maintenance of Machinery

  • Existing approaches to prevent losses vs the SROMM-Tech
  • The Real-Time Diagnostic COMPACS System for rotating and fixed equipment
  • Examples of operation and maintenance based on the real-time AI prescriptions and
    predictive analytics
  • Conclusions and Outcomes

USA Dynamics

12:00 - 12:30 (30 mins)

Cost-effective Bottoms Upgrading Refinery Schemes using SDA

  • Hear about ROSE the market leading Solvent deasphalting (SDA) technology from KBR that can enable and be combined with a variety of hydrocracking process, ranging from mild-to-high pressure hydrocracking as well as slurry hydrocracking
  • Combining high-lift ROSE with high conversion hydrocracking (especially once-through, >95% conversions) with an integrated solidification system would mean a significant reduction in fuel oil exposure and result in higher overall margin than other residue upgrading options
  • KBR will present schemes using combinations of solvent deasphalting with hydrocracking and solidification processes, discussing economic and operating benefits of other bottom-of-the barrel schemes and commercial examples (i.e. debottleneck VDU and/or synergize with cokers), where applicable

MJ Rahman, Director, Refining Technology, KBR Technology and Consulting

12:00 - 12:30 (30 mins)

Product Demo - Take Control of Your Maritime Supply Chain

With the right approach, petrochemical producers and manufacturers can take control of marine freight cost, gaining visibility into key activities such as:

  • Demurrage & Claims
  • Berth Scheduling
  • Contract Comparison
  • Inventory Management
  • Process Optimization,
  • and Supply Chain Risk Management
 

Veson Nautical

Engineering & Construction Theater

Reliability / Maintenance & Turnarounds Theater

Process Engineering & Technology Theater

Supply Chain

12:30 - 1:00 (30 mins)

Workshop - Technological Advancements leading to Total Installed Cost Savings

Example: Cable Tray, Pipe Support

  • Integrated System Business - Software, Hardware, and Services
  • Smart Designs, Constructability Enhancements, & System Solutions

Kyle Snow, Senior Field Engineer, Hilti Inc

12:30 - 1:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo: Magnetic Separation Technology: eliminate contamination related downtime.

Frank Hemmen, Technical Specialist, Black Powder Solutions

12:30 - 1:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo - GC-VUV - The New Source for Better Downstream Data

VUV Analytics

12:30 - 1:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo – VAKT

Lyon Hardgrave

1:00 - 1:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - Transforming Engineering Data into Actionable Asset Information

  • For several organizations, there are significant staggering consequences for poor engineering document and drawing management. A loss caused by information incidents is equivalent to 1.5% of annual sales. For example, in a plant with sales of $250 million, that means $3.75 million lost in a single year.
  • Join this session where we will discuss the challenges that internal stakeholders - engineering, maintenance, and operations, have managing their asset information throughout the asset lifecycle and best practices on how to put your valuable data within a secure centralized repository with a proven change management process to help ensure your data is accurate and up-to-date.

Richard Warren, Director of Product Management, Accruent

1:00 - 1:30 (30 mins)

Product Demo - Dräger. Your Partner for Respiratory Protection

  • Dräger offers some of the most advanced technology for reliable gas detection. Learn how our gas detection solutions are designed to bring new efficiencies to your turnarounds, saving you time and money.
  • Demonstrations feature our newly released Dräger X-pid® 8500 - The selective PID gas measurement device is ideal for users who frequently test for hazardous toxic substances including benzene, butadiene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs).   Dräger X-pid® 8500  allows for short test times and laboratory-quality results.

Dräger

 
1:00 - 1:30 (30 mins)

Best Practice on Supply Chain Solution for Polymer Distribution in Asia / China

  • Role of shipping and logistics to the polymer sector in Asia
  • A new perspective : learn about the best practices of supply chain models in the Asia Hub
  • Get the market intelligence for distributing US polymer products to Asia / China, including how the sector will address the increasing polymer capacities

Ronald Lee, Senior Deputy General Manager Enpro Supply Chain Management Ltd

1:30 - 2:00 (30 mins)

Start-Up Presentation: CloudCalc Presents Engineering on the Cloud

CloudCalc, Inc. will introduce its cloud-based engineering software, including both its Pipe Stress and Structural Steel Analysis products.  Come learn some of the benefits that CloudCalc software can bring:

  • Collaboration:  Promote productivity by sharing your calculations and engineering models with fellow project team members.
  • Device independence and support for mobile:  Bring informed solutions to just about anywhere (office, home, client’s office, the site) and to just about any device (PC, Mac, tablet, phone).
  • Reduced IT support:  Get licensed and start working in minutes, without needing to get your IT staff involved.
  • Balance licenses with your cyclic work load:  Avoid the commitment of perpetual licenses by adding and dropping licenses as needed.

CloudCalc

1:30 - 2:00 (30 mins)

Improving Gas Turbine Reliability with Turbine Inlet Air Chilling

Owners and operators of gas turbines in the oil and gas industry are aware of the enhanced performance associated with lower ambient temperatures. Since its inception in the 1990s the success of Turbine Inlet Air Chilling (TIAC) technology has been largely due to the widely known traditional benefits of more power, lower heat rate, consistent output, and insensitivity to weather. This presentation focuses on the lesser understood benefit of improved gas turbine reliability, and why it is a real benefit that should be accounted for by those considering TIAC.

Stellar Energy

 
1:30 - 2:00 (30 mins)

Digital Transformation in the Process Industry Supply Chain

 

  • Digitizing of supply chains is not new.
  • The technologies that we associate with digitization are not new
  • What is new is combining all digital signals and associating them together.
  • How should you start
  • What pitfalls to expect and how to overcome them
  • What is the achievable

 

Roger Ciarleglio, SVP North America Elemica

Engineering & Construction Theater

Reliability / Maintenance & Turnarounds Theater

Process Engineering & Technology Theater

Supply Chain

2:00 - 2:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - The Value of Research Based Project Delivery Practices and Tools Pathfinder & Chair of CII Board of Advisors

As we progress into the next wave of Petrochemical Projects, we need to assess the project planning and execution approaches that support the delivery of the project in a safe, cost-effective and timely manner. Many of these projects are sited at existing facilities, which leads us to ask - Can plant-based project delivery techniques work for these large-scale project initiatives? The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has supported the engineering/construction industry with independent research on Industry Best Practices and tools that facilitate/improve all aspects of project delivery. This presentation will share some of the most recent project planning and delivery research, documentation and tools that are beneficial for use in large scale capital project initiatives.

Pathfinder

2:00 - 2:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - Stop Repeating the Past - Positive Material Identification (PMI)

The refinery industry has seen multiple incidents of loss of containment from the wrong metallurgy being in the wrong place. This presentation will explore several high-profile incidents from the refinery sector, with particular focus on delayed coking incidents. Recommendations to prevent such events at your plant will be provided. Positive Material Identification (PMI) is not just the job of the warehouse or inspector; it is everyone’s job.

Evan Hyde, Director of Field Services, Refining Community

2:00 - 2:30 (30 mins)

Crude-Oil-to-Chemicals: Transforming the Refining & Petrochemicals Sector

  • Discover the key trends in global crude oil and petrochemical demand growth
  • Understand the impact of shale gas on the cost of ethylene production versus other global feedstocks
  • Evaluate the key options being considered in OTC complexes including technology configuration options and pros/cons of various processing options
  • Analyze the economics of the OTC configuration and project IRR versus conversion to chemicals

Anne McPhee, Director, Marketing, Worley Advisian

2:00 - 2:30 (30 mins)

Trade Wars 101: - Insights on Tariff and Trade Deal Impacts

  • The US petrochemical industry has been caught in the cross hairs of global tensions between the US & China, resulting in tariffs on numerous raw-material chemicals
  • Learn how the tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and on imports of chemicals and plastics from China will affect your supply chain and if/what the cost will be to you
  • Gain up-to-the-minute insights to help you make the right choices for your business in today’s everchanging political landscape
  • Hear about the likely impacts of key legislation such as USMCA, IMO 2020 and more

Ed Brzytwa, Director International Trade American Chemistry Council

2:30 - 3:00 (30 mins)

The Value of Research-Based Project Delivery Practices and Tools

  • Details TBC

Steve Cabano, President, Pathfinder & Chair of the CII Board of Advisors

2:30 - 3:00 (30 mins)

Stop Repeating the Past - Positive Material Identification (PMI)

  • Details TBC

Evan Hyde, Director of Field Services, Refining Community

2:30 - 3:00 (30 mins)

Potential Technology solutions for increasing Petrochemical production from oil refineries

  • Discover how refiners could take advantage of the growing petrochemical market by developing cost effective ways of merging refining and petrochemicals into a single feasible complex. 
  • Hear how Bechtel have used their extensive experience of the two industries (Refining/Petrochemical) to develop a concept which converts optimum amount of crude to chemicals and transportation fuels.
  • Hear the results of this extensive study, including viable schemes which can increase conversion of crude to chemicals in the refinery.  compare leading schemes fit for upgrading of existing refineries, and for new builds, using comparative economics, reliability, risk of technologies used, and potential upgrading of by-products for rating of schemes.

Rashid Iqbal, Technical Specialist - Refining, Bechtel Corporation

2:30 - 3:00 (30 mins)

Real Time Tariff and Trade Deal Impacts at a Glance

A lively discussion amongst the supply chain businesses working hard to not only mitigate risk during challenging political changes, but to rise to the challenge and thrive

Ed Brzytwa, Director International Trade American Chemistry Council

3:00 - 3:30 (30 mins)

The Value of Research-Based Project Delivery Practices and Tools

  • Details TBC

Steve Cabano, President, Pathfinder & Chair of the CII Board of Advisors

3:00 - 3:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - Framework for Reliability, with a focus on Condition Monitoring

The Uptime Elements provide a framework for Short & Long-term Strategies:

A framework that is recognized by everyone in your organization, supports top down, and bottom up activities, to assure everyone understands and participates in your Asset Management Process. 

Recently, Maintenance processes and tools have evolved to offer a more complete strategy for your business.  Condition Monitoring Solutions have emerged that allow maintenance professionals to work smarter, with better condition knowledge.

The domains of the Overall Framework are:

  • Reliability Engineering
  • Asset Condition Management
  • Work Execution
  • Leadership
  • Asset Management

We will focus on the Condition Monitoring Domain.  The Uptime Elements Framework allows your whole organization to see across the domains of required work and identify where the dependencies exist.  

Dave Reiber CRL / CMRP, Senior Reliability Leader , Reliabilityweb.com

3:00 - 3:30 (30 mins)

Addressing optimization constraints without shutting down - a case study

  • Discover how the team at NARL Refining helped their refinery improve high value distillates yield by ~2% which is equivalent to US$12.8MM a year in savings or margin boost - accomplished without shutting down the unit. 
  • Understand how a decision to shutdown would have cost the refinery a total around US$14MM in maintenance and lost processing opportunity.
  • Learn why it’s important to address constraints while maintaining up time of the processing units to prevent losses and help maximize profitability.

Jaydip Bhadaliya, Manager - Business Optimization, NARL Refining

3:00 - 3:30 (30 mins)

Advancements in Supply Chain Visibility

  • IntelliTrans provides a unified and proactive way to integrate shipping and inventory needs across all modes of transportation

Jeremy Estep, Head of Sales & Marketing, Intellitrans

3:30 - 4:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo - Improve LNG Plant Performance and Stability with Turbine Inlet Air Chilling

Turbine Inlet Air Chilling (TIAC) technology is widely recognized throughout the power industry as a proven solution for improving gas turbine performance and ensuring stable power output. These benefits also translate to the LNG industry, where predictability and reliability affect the bottom line. Currently, there are a number of LNG facilities throughout the world that employ some form of TIAC. This case study will introduce an alternative TIAC system that offers a number of operational advantages. This system is currently being installed at Cheniere Energy’s liquefaction facility near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Stellar Energy

3:30 - 4:00 (30 mins)

Framework for Reliability, with a focus on Condition Monitoring

  • Details TBC

Dave Reiber CRL / CMRP, Senior Reliability Leader , Reliabilityweb.com

 
3:30 - 4:00 (30 mins)

Project Procurement transformation

  • Drivers of transformation
  • Walk a mile in the other (mans) shoes
  • New industry model - elements and considerations

Warm Commerce

4:00 - 4:15 (15 mins)

Product Demo - ThyssenKrup

  • Details TBC

ThyssenKrup

4:15 - 4:30 (15 mins)

Investment Recovery: Converting your surplus and scrap into cash.

  • Identify and approve for sale
  • Proper sales documents to reduce liability
  • Proper controls to stay out of “Audit Jail”

Material Management Resources

 
 
4:30 - 5:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo - Thermal Insulation: The Million-Dollar Choice with Billion-Dollar Consequences

Thermal Insulation: The Million-Dollar Choice with Billion-Dollar Consequences

While thermal insulation materials contribute less than 1% to the cost of most downstream construction projects, they exert a much larger influence on schedule and execution risk. Installation can consume 10% of the craft-labor hours, can span 50% of the project schedule, and is almost always on the critical path. And yet, constructability (i.e., material availability, labor productivity, modular transportability, sensitivity to workmanship) is rarely among the selection criteria when developing insulation specifications. This presentation will provide case studies showing how the choice of insulation materials can affect EPC risk around labor productivity, quality assurance, and schedule.

Sean Grimes, Sales Manager - Global Projects, Aspen Aerogels Inc.

4:45 - 5:15 (30 mins)

AWS Online Educational Library programs and Custom Seminars

  • Reinforce and enhance existing knowledge on welding manufacturing and repair.
  • Save on training, educate faster & reduce costs

Sandra Jorgensen, Senior Sales Executive, Corporate American Welding Society

 
 

June 12th

Engineering & Construction Theater

Reliability / Maintenance & Turnarounds Theater

Process Engineering & Technology Theater

10:30 - 11:00 (30 mins)

Workshop - AWP for Contractors

In a free-to-attend training session, attendees will gain an entry level understanding of the core principles in AWP and receive lessons learned from its application in projects at a construction level.

As an introduction to AWP, this session is being designed as a perfect entry-point for owner operators, but also critically for contractors and EPC personnel as well.  

Ryan Posnikoff, Construction Academy Director. Bentley Systems

10:30 - 11:00 (30 mins)

Workshop - Build, Deploy, and Sustain Effective Maintenance Strategies: Principles of Dynamic Asset Strategy Management

  • Poor reliability of equipment and processes can have sudden and disastrous effects on the ability of an organization to deliver operational or project objectives.
  • Asset Strategy Management (ASM) is a process which allows organizations to capture and review data from all sources and leverage learnings to enhance asset strategies, by identifying pockets of strategy excellence and deploying those strategies across the organization where relevant. Institutionalizing ASM into the operation reduces failures, downtime and risk, and total cost of operations. 
  • This workshop will introduce ASM and explain the principles of effectively managing asset strategies.

Jason Ballentine, General Manager (Engineering), ARMS Reliability

10:30 - 11:00 (30 mins)

From motor fuels to petrochemicals: a stepwise implementation program unlocking opportunities for refiners

  • What stepwise approach can refiners take to progressively and efficiently increase their petrochemicals production?
  • What processes technologies are key to increase that percentage?

Dilip Dharia, Senior Director High Olefins FCC Program, TechnipFMC Process Technology

11:00 - 11:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - AWP for Contractors (continued)

In a free-to-attend training session, attendees will gain an entry level understanding of the core principles in AWP and receive lessons learned from its application in projects at a construction level.

As an introduction to AWP, this session is being designed as a perfect entry-point for owner operators, but also critically for contractors and EPC personnel as well.  

Ryan Posnikoff, Construction Academy Director. Bentley Systems

11:00 - 11:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - ARMS Reliability (continued)

Build, Deploy, and Sustain Effective Maintenance Strategies: Principles of Dynamic Asset Strategy Management

  • Poor reliability of equipment and processes can have sudden and disastrous effects on the ability of an organization to deliver operational or project objectives.
  • Asset Strategy Management (ASM) is a process which allows organizations to capture and review data from all sources and leverage learnings to enhance asset strategies, by identifying pockets of strategy excellence and deploying those strategies across the organization where relevant. Institutionalizing ASM into the operation reduces failures, downtime and risk, and total cost of operations. 
  • This workshop will introduce ASM and explain the principles of effectively managing asset strategies.

Jason Ballentine, General Manager (Engineering), ARMS Reliability

 
11:30 - 12:00 (30 mins)

Workshop - AWP for Contractors (continued)

In a free-to-attend training session, attendees will gain an entry level understanding of the core principles in AWP and receive lessons learned from its application in projects at a construction level.

As an introduction to AWP, this session is being designed as a perfect entry-point for owner operators, but also critically for contractors and EPC personnel as well.  

Ryan Posnikoff, Construction Academy Director. Bentley Systems

11:30 - 12:00 (30 mins)

Workshop - Are you experienced? Evolution of a well working TA Team

Top Common Thread Turnaround Problems

  • Shortage of qualified crafts
  • Poor work scope management - Late, incomplete and changing
  • Absence or lack of compliance with the departmental conflicts and poor communication of the turnaround management process / procedures
  • Lack of buy in of turnaround plans by the execution groups
  • Poor integration with capital projects
  • Poor contracting strategy and contractor selection process
  • Poor field productivity
  • Poorly defined organizational structures - unclear roles and responsibilities
  • Unit shutdown and turnover of facilities takes longer than planned
  • Cost control Vs cost reporting
  • Operating integration - Subpar of No.9 above
  • Poor turnaround assurance protocol
  • Change

Joe Jackson, Project Process Assurance, Lyondellbasell

11:30 - 12:00 (30 mins)

Profit Pivot Points in Crude to Chemicals Integrated Complexes

  • Examine the objectives and strategies available with the latest innovative technologies to maximize refinery profitability via petrochemicals
  • Hear how an integrated refinery/petrochemical complex has several profit pivot points that can make or break a project
  • Learn how a coherent design and operational strategy will enable these pivot points to work in unison and provide the opportunity to maximize profit across the cycles of crude, petrochemicals and energy prices

Nicholas Kinnis, Business Development Manager, McDermmott

12:00 - 12:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - AWP for Contractors (continued)

In a free-to-attend training session, attendees will gain an entry level understanding of the core principles in AWP and receive lessons learned from its application in projects at a construction level.

As an introduction to AWP, this session is being designed as a perfect entry-point for owner operators, but also critically for contractors and EPC personnel as well.  

Ryan Posnikoff, Construction Academy Director. Bentley Systems

12:00 - 12:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - Lyondellbasell (continued)

Are you experienced? Evolution of a well working TA Team:

Top Common Thread Turnaround Problems

  • Shortage of qualified crafts
  • Poor work scope management - Late, incomplete and changing
  • Absence or lack of compliance with the departmental conflicts and poor communication of the turnaround management process / procedures
  • Lack of buy in of turnaround plans by the execution groups
  • Poor integration with capital projects
  • Poor contracting strategy and contractor selection process
  • Poor field productivity
  • Poorly defined organizational structures - unclear roles and responsibilities
  • Unit shutdown and turnover of facilities takes longer than planned
  • Cost control Vs cost reporting
  • Operating integration - Subpar of No.9 above
  • Poor turnaround assurance protocol
  • Change

Joe Jackson, Project Process Assurance, Lyondellbasell

12:00 - 12:30 (30 mins)

LyondellBasell Technology: Advancing Possible

  • Hear about the latest advances in product performance enabled by LyondellBasell’s proprietary multizone circulating reactor (MZCR) - the heart of our innovative Spherizone and Hyperzone processes for the production of polypropylene (PP) and multi-modal high density polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Discover recent developments in the area of catalysts for PP which are improving product performance and plant operations
  • Learn how Innovation in process design and catalysis, combined with operational excellence, is driving LyondellBasell's unique technology portfolio to deliver differential performance, creating value for the user and positioning them for long term success in response to a constantly changing environment

Steve Davis, Licensing Manager - Americas, Lyondellbasell

12:30 - 1:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo - Transforming paper based procedures to a digital platform that allows for total workforce performance

 

Rider International

12:30 - 1:00 (30 mins)

Workshop - Turn Unplanned Downtime Into Planned Downtime: Using Predictive Maintenance to Prevent Failures and Reduce Turnaround Times

According to a recent benchmarking study by ARC Advisory Group, more than 60% of industry professionals receive less than one week notice of impending machine breakdowns. Predictive maintenance can provide much earlier prediction of failures, yet there is a perception among maintenance professionals that this approach is expensive and should be restricted to key assets only.

At the same time, it is widely understood that performing maintenance on an unplanned basis is many times more expensive than planned maintenance. This presentation will focus on the value of using predictive maintenance technologies to turn unplanned downtime into planned downtime. We will also explore the economic potential of using these technologies to move some maintenance activities from turnarounds to in-situ maintenance during production periods.  Case studies of recent downstream examples of predictive maintenance will also be presented.

Ashok Rao, Senior Research & Development Director, AspenTech

Mike Strobel, Advisory Business Consultant, AspenTech

 
 
1:00 - 1:30 (30 mins)

Workshop - Aspentech (continued)

Turn Unplanned Downtime Into Planned Downtime: Using Predictive Maintenance to Prevent Failures and Reduce Turnaround Times

According to a recent benchmarking study by ARC Advisory Group, more than 60% of industry professionals receive less than one week notice of impending machine breakdowns. Predictive maintenance can provide much earlier prediction of failures, yet there is a perception among maintenance professionals that this approach is expensive and should be restricted to key assets only.

At the same time, it is widely understood that performing maintenance on an unplanned basis is many times more expensive than planned maintenance. This presentation will focus on the value of using predictive maintenance technologies to turn unplanned downtime into planned downtime. We will also explore the economic potential of using these technologies to move some maintenance activities from turnarounds to in-situ maintenance during production periods.  Case studies of recent downstream examples of predictive maintenance will also be presented.

Ashok Rao, Senior Research & Development Director, AspenTech

Mike Strobel, Advisory Business Consultant, AspenTech

1:00 - 1:30 (30 mins)

Petrochemicals - Enhanced Profitability Thru Innovation

  • Refinery and petrochemical integration
  • Increased crude to petrochemical conversion
  • Maximal process and energy efficiency
  • Process and heat integration

Jim Johnson, UOP R&D Director for Petrochemicals, Honeywell UOP

Frank Zhu, Sr. Fellow, Honeywell UOP

 
 
1:30 - 2:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo - Dräger. Your Partner for Gas Detection

  • Dräger combines versatility, ease of use and the latest technology for respiratory equipment you can rely on.
  • Demonstrations feature Dräger ‘s unique Air Pack 1- The Dräger PAS Airline range includes the Dräger PAS Airpack 1 and Dräger PAS Airpack 2, which can be used in conjunction with short duration sets and ring main airline to provide un-interrupted breathing air to remote or confined space work places

Dräger

 
 
2:00 - 2:30 (30 mins)

Origin Metrology Group: An Assimilation of a 3 Dimensional Tech Revolution... and Other Cool Stuff Too.

Key Points:

  • Introduction to the Origin Alliance: Who We Are, What We're Doing Here and How Long We Plan to Stay
  • 3D Tech Overview
  • Turnaround Planning & Scope Optimization
  • Integration of Multiple Disciplines of 3D Technology
  • Digitization of Facility Assets: Why It Makes Sense
  • Process Automation: Optimizing the Inspection and Reporting Process
  • Virtual Assembly: Rotating Equipment, Piping & Specialized Maintenance
  • Implementation of AVR Platforms: The Macro & Micro Levels
  • Collaboration & Onsite Diagnostic Training
  • New Concepts

Tony Francis, President/CEO, Origin Metrology

2:00 - 2:30 (30 mins)

Oil-To-Chemicals Pathways Renewed by Separations and Catalysis Developments

  • Details coming soon

Scott Schroeder Senior Technical Consultant, Advisian/Worley

 
2:30 - 3:00 (30 mins)

Product Demo - 5 tips to improve electric motor reliability

  • Communication with repair shop.
  • Installation do’s and don’ts.
  • Lubrication, what kind, how often and which motors.
  • Environmental conditions, cause and effects.
  • Monitor operational changes.

Jim Williams Jnr, Owner, Bradley’s Inc

2:30 - 3:00 (30 mins)

Improving Product Quality Control with Digital Transformation

  • Hear how as part of Braskem Digital Strategy, they took their first step to use Machine Learning to improve Product Quality Control in the company
  • Hear how in order to extract knowledge and data intelligence from the processes, Braskem departed from a large historical database and applied Big Data Analytics
  • Discover how the Data analytics were then applied in most relevant variables to obtain Virtual Analysers to provide a qualified and agile response to process adjustments, allowing decisions to be made quickly and accurately reducing generation of off-spec products and leveraging entire productive chain results.

Gustavo Neumann, Automation SME, Braskem

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