In today’s market, producers find themselves facing far more stringent safety and environmental standards and regulations, rising material costs, labour rates, and production demands. As a result, turnaround costs have skyrocketed to the point of being a substantial cash burden on the plant or company in any given turnaround year. Global, producers are spending billions of dollars every year across the process industry. Additionally, the public sector is demanding increased reliability from plant operations. So the question is posed – what is the most effective method for controlling turnaround costs while ensuring achievement of the necessary work to remain reliable?
Prosafe Engineering’s turnaround methodology is a product of many years of practice by turnaround professionals working in different industries in many countries of the world and our principles are embodied in the turnaround “Model of |Excellence” which has given companies the knowledge and ability to practice effective and timely preparation and execution which has resulted in a 12 to 18% overall reduction in turnaround costs and equally important predictable duration’s and reliability.
Before you can improve performance and increase profits, you must have a thorough understanding of your current competence and competitive position to that end Prosafe Engineering have developed an effective turnaround capability audit process, this audit provides an objective view of the company approach to turnaround management. The audit findings will be used to identify strengths and areas for improvement and , where relevant, specific improvement actions will be suggested, based on current best practice approach and experience in the management of turnarounds.
The raw data from the capability audit will form the basis of the turnaround benchmarking data collection and validation process which will be used to benchmark against a database of some 65 turnaround from various companies around the world
The auditor gathers information using five main methods;
- Interviewing key personnel
- Examining documentation
- Sampling outlet
Turnaround Management Training
To further support the development of turnaround management capability Prosafe Engineering can offer a program of turnaround management training.
The course is the product of over 30 years of practice by turnaround professionals working in different industries in many countries around the globe and its principles are embodied in the “Model of Excellence for Turnarounds” that forms the central pillar of the workshop.