CLG

Category: Turnaround/Shutdown


Improving Turnaround Shutdown, Cleanup, Startup Performance

By: Charles Carnes, Senior Partner; Brian Cole, Principal; Krystyna Riley, Principal Most turnaround work occurs during the execution phase—but key activities performed during the shutdown, cleanup, and startup phases (SCS) can make or break a turnaround’s success. These portions of…

Read More

Are You Getting the Most from Your “Turnaround Team” Meetings?

By: Charles Carnes, Senior Partner; Brian Cole, Principal; Krystyna Riley, Principal For each turnaround, you probably form a “turnaround team” for planning, scheduling, execution, and look-back. This team typically includes various organizational functions, meets often, and is responsible for the…

Read More

Are You Managing Your Contractors for Optimal Performance?

By: Charles Carnes, Senior Partner; Brian Cole, Principal; Krystyna Riley, Senior Consultant The effective, efficient, and safe performance of contractors is critical to superior turnaround performance; their performance can often make or break the cost and duration of your turnaround….

Read More

The Five Things Leaders Can Do to Minimize Late Scope

Late scope jeopardizes turnaround schedules, adds additional costs, and increases safety risks. Here’s what you can do about it.

Read More

Want to Achieve Superior Turnaround Performance? Forming a Turnaround Steering Team is Your First Step

By: Charles Carnes, Senior Partner; Brian Cole, Principal; Krystyna Riley, Senior Consultant A high performing Turnaround Steering Team is your key to better planning and execution Turnarounds are a complex, challenging, and expensive part of capital intensive industries (e.g., refining,…

Read More