Maintenance in refinery service

Maintenance refers to the regular, planned maintenance activities performed at a refinery or other industrial facility and industrial plants to maintain proper operations. This includes routine inspections, oil changes, replacement of wear parts, repairs, and other activities to keep equipment in good working order. Maintenance is typically performed at regular intervals and can be preventive to avoid unplanned downtime or corrective to address problems that have already occurred.

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Maintenance is a continuous process aimed at maintaining or improving the performance, reliability, and efficiency of industrial equipment during its ongoing operation. Here is a detailed explanation of the maintenance process:

1. Preventive Maintenance

Regular inspections and planned maintenance are aimed at identifying and correcting potential problems early, before they lead to costly failures.

2. Inspection and Monitoring

Continuous monitoring of plant components and systems is critical to assess the condition of the plant and detect unusual or abnormal changes. Regular inspections help check for wear on parts and the condition of plant equipment.

3. Maintenance and Repairs:

: Based on the results of inspections and monitoring, maintenance work and repairs are performed. This may include lubricating bearings, replacing wear parts, or cleaning equipment parts.

4. Spare Parts and Material Management

Proper storage and management of spare parts and materials are critical to ensure they are available in a timely manner when needed.

5. Preventive Measures

: In addition to preventive maintenance, preventive measures can also be taken to extend the life of equipment. These include surface coatings, corrosion protection, or material improvements.

6. Efficiency Optimization

Maintenance can also aim to optimize energy efficiency and production processes in order to reduce operating costs.

7. Training and Continuing Education

Our employees receive continuous training and further education to ensure that they are familiar with the latest technologies and procedures and can work safely.

8. Response to Breakdowns

In addition to planned maintenance, the maintenance team must also be able to respond quickly to unexpected malfunctions and emergencies.

9. Documentation and Reporting

Comprehensive documentation of all work carried out and results achieved is of crucial importance. It forms the basis for a thorough analysis and enables optimized planning of future maintenance measures.

Quality and safety are ingrained in us

We support you with experienced technicians who are trained in both technical and safety aspects. Our multilingual employees can provide you with the best possible international support – from supervisors, foremen, refinery fitters and pipeline constructors to safety specialists and manhole guards, we have the right personnel for you.

The most common applications in refinery service
  • Column work – indoor and outdoor
  • Fittings service and logistics
  • Heat exchanger work
  • Work on and in reactors and vessels
  • Work under respiratory protection
  • Bundle pulling
  • Removal and installation of individual parts, seals, filters
  • Installation and removal of gasketed blinds
  • Parts transport
  • Shutdown coordination
  • Shutdown planning
Our places of operation
Bayernoil Neustadt, OMV Burghausen, OMV Schwechat, Gunvor Ingolstadt, BP Gelsenkirchen, Total Leuna, BP Lingen, Exxon Rotterdam, Raffinerie Heide, BP Scholven (Gelsenkirchen), Brunsbüttl, MIRO Karlsruhe, GUNVOR Antwerpen, NESTE Finnland, Großenkneten, SHELL Godorf, GUNVOR Ingolstadt, Moerdjik, SHELL Hamburg, OMV Bayernoil, Hamburg Holborn, Southampton, PCK Schwedt, Neste Rotterdam, Statoil Kalundborg, Raffinerie Heide, BASF Ludwigshafen, Borealis Linz

We assemble and service

  • with continuously trained specialist fitters
  • with project engineers for planning and logistics
  • 365 days a year since 1994
  • in clean, neutral work attire
  • with neutral workshop assembly trucks (including lifting platform and crane truck)
  • according to TÜV guidelines SCC** and SCP

Lisa Fuchs

Project Managment Turnaround & Maintenance | Human Resources

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