Optimization for timetables of turnarounds is more important now than ever before, according to analysts at AP-Networks. Long-range planning done well with effective strategy and scope can level staffing needs and risks, improve budgets and schedules.
Capital project work as a percent of turnaround work has grown from just 2% in 2006 to more than 20% in 2016 and 2017, according to AP-Networks
Petrochemical and refining turnaround teams can significantly improve cost, schedule and management of their turnaround and capital projects if they turn to next evolution best practices; such as scope index benchmarking, effective site leadership, contract strategy, risk-based scope reviews, and schedule optimization.
Is there a connection between AP-Networks' Turnaround Value Practices (TVPs) and the breakbulk logistics industry?
Day Two of TINC America 2016 kicked off this morning with the always enlightening expert panel.
After a welcome reception last night, the 14th Annual TINC America got off to a great start this morning in Houston, Texas. Managing Director Brett Schroeder welcomed attendees, and looked back on all that has been accomplished throughout our industry in the time since TINC began.
Every major oil and gas company has invested substantial resources in project governance and assurance processes. These are intended to ensure that the project objectives are in alignment with the business needs, and to drive predictable project outcomes.
Originally published on LinkedIn by AP-Networks Managing Director Brett Schroeder. This week, The Financial Times featured the following story: “Dismal Project delivery puts big oil and gas energy projects at risk.” For those of us who work in the industry and track project performance, this comes as no surprise. In fact, the industry’s track record in
Dr. Shawn Hansen discusses ways to measure and improve small plant-based capital project performance in the downstream energy sector According to market research firm Industrial Info Resources (IIR), capital project spending in the U.S. refining industry will remain high for the foreseeable future, with $9.2 billion worth of capital projects scheduled for 2016, and $9.3
After a great evening program that provided plenty of time to network, share knowledge, and have some fun, it was time for another day of exchanging ideas, hashing out strategies, and working to problem the expand the boundaries of turnaround knowledge. John Alkemade AP-Networks, Director, EMEA returned to the stage to give the day’s first