Eliminating Catalyst Cool Down as Critical Path in a Turnaround

Eliminating Catalyst Cool Down as Critical Path in a Turnaround


Introduction

As with most major process plants, refineries and petrochemical plants periodically need to shut down the entire plant or major portions of it for major maintenance activities. These time periods are referred to as ‘turnarounds’ and are time periods of intense activity. Once the plant shuts down, a considerable amount of money is being spent without any revenue being generated.

 


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