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December 1, 2013

Plant Revamps and Turnarounds: Some Lessons Learned

Although time is always precious, taking shortcuts and skipping standard procedures can be costly

Petr Lenfeld GTC Technology Europe Ian Buttridge GTC Technology US

A plant turnaround is always challenging in the chemical process industries (CPI). But with proper planning and reliable procedures in place, last-minute time crunches and failures can be prevented. When haste combines with faulty methods, costly problems result. This article presents three examples of actual plant turnarounds and the lessons that can be learned from them.

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