plant maintenance

What Is a Turnkey Service Provider?

What Is a Turnkey Service Provider?

The phrase “turnkey service provider” sounds great – it brings to mind a provider that’s already ready to work with you and has an understanding of your industry. The allure of partnering with a company that doesn’t need to be told what you do is… read more

The Perils of “Shoddy Maintenance” for Power Plants

The Perils of “Shoddy Maintenance” for Power Plants

Last fall, a legal battle was initiated when a unit of Marathon Petroleum Corp. sued BP subsidiaries over alleged “shoddy maintenance,” as reported by Industry Week. The charges? According to Marathon, BP failed to adequately maintain and repair a refinery in Texas City before selling… read more

Creating a Fool-Proof Plant Maintenance Plan

Creating a Fool-Proof Plant Maintenance Plan

Any energy plant operator knows how important plant maintenance is to the successful operation of a plant. It’s never a topic operators love talking about, though, because keeping up with regular maintenance – including preventative maintenance – can be time-consuming, inconvenient, and complicated. Even so,… read more