Ensuring Operational Readiness for Successful Turnarounds

February 25, 2014 9:15am

Willard Martin
Director Outage Optimization
Suncor Energy

  • Embedding the belief that the turnaround is a joint operations, maintenance and technical activity
    • the role of operations in the lead up to the event, the shutdown and safing of the assets and the restart of the assets after completion of the maintenance activities
  • Establishing clear scope criteria during the preparation phase of the turnaround and using a ‘Risk Based Scope Review’ process to manage the execution requirements
  • Determining when operations deliverables should be defined and organized
  • Ensuring an effective ‘Pre Startup Safety Review’ is completed to ensure a successful startup of the assets