Project: Dow Chemical


More control for the entire
turnaround team 

Dow Terneuzen is The Dow Chemical Company's second-largest production site in the world and their largest site in the Benelux. The naphtha crackers are the heart of the site. Here, naphtha and LPG are converted into the main building blocks for many plastics and chemicals: ethylene, propylene, butadiene and benzene. 

Advando was asked to help with the biggest turnaround in the long history of Dow in Terneuzen on one of the crackers. 

We carried out an extensive scan of the existing Planning & Scheduling methodology and tools. Following the outcome of this scan, we implemented Primavera P6 to create a fully integrated turnaround schedule.     

We took on and implemented the delivery and follow-up of the entire schedule on a lump-sum basis, according to pre-arranged KPIs and deliverables. 

Dow used our planning software TACS for monitoring, follow-up, daily planning and control of all turnaround phases. Using touch screens, the team can process its progress. This gives everyone involved extra control over their part of the scope.  TACS ingezet. Via touchscreens kan het team hiermee zijn eigen progress verwerken. Dat geeft iedere betrokkene extra controle over zijn eigen deel van de scope.