RAWALPINDI - The second Plant Maintenance & Operation Conference -2014 was organised by Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) on April 23, 2014 at Morgah Club, Rawalpindi. Imminent speakers and participants from widely diverse fields attended this prestigious event.  The aim of this conference was to provide an opportunity and forum to multi-dimensional 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 & Gas, Petrochemical Industry etc.

On behalf of ARL Management, Ejaz Hussain Randhawa, Deputy General Manager (Operations) ARL in his opening address appreciated all the participants and highlighted the significance of Plant Maintenance & Operation in today’s business environment and importance of sharing best business practices.

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 and today’s conference will definitely contribute to learning from common experiences, gain valuable knowledge, better working relationship, local resources availability know-how, gap identification, benchmarking with best Maintenance & Operations strategies and gaining updates on the latest Plant Management Solutions and this is also a manifestation of the growing awareness and realisation of the importance of Plant Maintenance & Operations in the Petrochemical sector, he said.

Nine papers were read with topics ranging from “Failure Of Methanator Feed Effluent Exchanger Tubes Due To Benefield Solution Carry-Over by Anwar Mahmood Shahid.