Improving Cost Estimating for Maintenance Turnarounds

Improving Cost Estimating for Maintenance Turnarounds

In the September 2021 edition of “The Chemical Engineer” magazine, Gordon discusses the current poor state of turnaround cost estimating and highlights five, simple to implement actions that can help improve the accuracy of future turnaround estimates.

To read the full article click here.  This article is the fourth in a planned series of six from Gordon, being published in “The Chemical Engineer” on the topic of maintenance turnaround preparation and planning.

“The Chemical Engineer” is a monthly chemical engineering technical and news magazine published by the UK Institution of Chemical Engineers. Gordon is a Fellow of the Institution and has published several articles in the magazine in the past, on the topics of maintenance turnaround and capital project preparation & planning.

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Gordon is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with over 30 years of experience in capital project management and maintenance turnaround preparation and planning. This experience has been gained with owner, contractor and consulting organizations working at onshore and offshore facilities across the globe. Gordon specializes in project and turnaround preparation, planning best practices, and execution control; this includes front-end development, estimating, risk mitigation and change control. He has published a number of articles in technical magazines and several cost estimating recommended practices with the AACE-I. He is a dual-national British/French, residing in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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