1st Plant Maintenance and Operation Conference -2012

Karachi: The 1st Plant Maintenance and Operation Conference -2012 was organized by Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) on April 18, 2012 at Morgah Club, Rawalpindi. Imminent speakers and participants from widely diverse fields attended this prestigious event.

The Conference aimed to provide an opportunity and forum to multidimensional stakeholders both in public and private sectors to share their challenges and endeavours in the field of Plant Maintenance, Operations, Project, Inspection and Planning focusing on Oil and Gas, Petrochemical Industry etc.

Mr. M. Adil Khattak, Chief Executive Officer ARL, in his opening address appreciated all the participants and highlighted the significance of Plant Maintenance and Operation in today’s business environment and importance of sharing best business practices.

He said that organizing such knowledge sharing events is in line with ARL’s core value of “Learning and Innovation”. Holding of the “1st Plant Maintenance and Operation Conference 2012” is in continuation of series of various conferences already held at ARL in the field of Health Safety and Environment and Human Resource during the last four years.

He said that Plant Maintenance and Operations in any process industry is a complex and demanding function and absence of proper procedures, follow-up and preventive measures can lead to serious risks and consequences. Mr. Khattak said that this conference will contribute to gain valuable knowledge, better working relationship, identification of local resource availability, gap identification, benchmarking with best Maintenance and Operations practices and gaining updates on the latest Plant Management Solutions.

He urged the participants of the conference to make the most of this opportunity by engaging in open dialogue, real and lasting cross-sector networking, and willingness to share and learn by participating in this knowledge sharing event.

During the one day conference,11 papers were read with topics ranging from Energy Conservation Activities at DH Fertilizers, Benefit of Replacing Metallic Valves with Non Metallic Valves, Crude Incompatibility in Heavy Crude Desalters, Utilizing Project Management Tools for Turnaround / Shutdown, Leveraging Six Sigma to Improve Plant Operations Efficiency in a Chemical Plant, Alarm System effectiveness – Helping Panel Operator to take the right decisions, Failure of Weld of F-11 Bottom Flange with Micro Alloy Catalyst Tube, Reliability Centered Maintenance of DCS in Harsh Industrial Environment, Turnaround Planning / Management and Plant Equipment Inspection,

For more information, Contact:
Attock Refinery Limited
Morgah, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Tel: 92-51-5487041- 45
Fax: 92-51-5487254 and 5486404
E-mail: info@arl.com.pk and arl@comsats.net.pk

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