Shutdowns & Outage Management
Shutdowns and Outages
Shutdowns require as high a definition of clarity as soon as possible. Good planning and cost forecasting techniques and effective contract strategies are essential to engender a successful outcome in a tight timescale.
Stapleton International provide a professional range of services to support these objectives, which include; identification of work scope, production of work packs, scheduling of activities, production of master programme, estimating overall cost of shutdown, assistance with selection and appointment of contractors, negotiating contracts, establishing and facilitating alliance type arrangements, formulating and negotiating target costs and performance incentives, cost managing and process monitoring, change control, contracts administration, final accounts and close out reports.
These services help clients sustain a competitive advantage by enhancing performance using an integrated approach to the supply chain management and production requirements and aligns the shut down or outage strategy with the manufacturing or production strategy by effective project management from preparation to final execution.
Worklist control and planning relates to the compilation and control of the workscope for the shutdown, it includes all aspects of the work from job specification to a detailed plan including material identification and other planning preparation that is required to carry out the work during the event.
Event control is there to ensure appropriate systems are in place to monitor performance against execution targets, provides documentation for this process.
It is the crucial preliminary step in every shutdown’s endeavour to meet and better the goals of Safety, Duration, Cost and Quality. Shutdowns frequently fall short of these goals, because the effective planning of their activities has never been viewed as the vital key to success despite Clients expending large sums of money in the execution phase.
For further information please contact a regional office below:
Europe and USA - Ian Basford
- Group Director - +44 1325 488048
Asia Pacific and Australia - Steve Fortune
- Group Director - +65 6222 5523