Top Ways a Refinery Can Use to Help Weather Current Market Conditions

What are the top ways a refinery can use to help weather current market conditions is a question we posed to our 160+ engineers. This is the next article in the series which includes responses from several different authors.

Johnny LeBlanc

  1. Have a long term vision (realizing there will be ups/downs in the market) with systematic cost management.
  1. Invest in reliability; maintenance repairs that make the vision achievable.
  1. Obtain and maintain a quality workforce (people).
  1. Invest in your employees; quality training and mentoring following solid succession plans.
  1. Set your people up for success. Many companies are increasingly adding work to their people with unreasonable, unachievable expectations.

Win Robbins

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Jim Riggs

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