ADVISORY BOARD

We would like to thank the members of our Shutdowns Advisory Board for contributing to our program and for their insight and expertise on the latest issues, trends and best practices for turnarounds.

Frank Engli
Turnaround Manager
Shell Canada Ltd.

FRANK ENGLI is the Turnaround Manager at the Shell Canada Upgrader in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Frank has over 27 years in the petrochemical industry. Over those years, he has held a number of different positions in engineering, project management, continuous improvement and turnaround and maintenance planning and execution.


Kevin Hearn
Operations Supervisor
SemCAMS

KEVIN HEARN is Process Advisor, Project Manager and Turnaround Manager for SemCAMS K3 facility; and has over 42 years experience in process plant operations. Kevin's background includes 17 years with Atomic Energy of Canada, in Heavy Water Plant operations and Project Management, and over 25 years with Chevron, Central Alberta Midstream and now SemCAMS , in a large natural gas processing plant operation.


Jim Porter
Project Manager
Porter Contracting Services

JIM PORTER is the owner of Porter Consulting Services Inc. Jim has worked on and been involved with shutdowns for over 20 years holding many positions ranging from a contractor supervisor, contracts and logistics manager, planner, scheduler, and shutdown manager. He has been involved in many types of projects including oil and gas, pulp and paper, chemical refineries and manufacturing.


Ken Yurkiw
Turnover Manager, Oilsands Commissioning Group
Suncor Energy Inc.

KEN YURKIW is employed with Suncor Energy as the Turnover Manager, Oil Sands Commissioning Group, Combined with his 24 year career at Dow Chemical, Ken has gained over 33 years of experience in the oil & gas and petrochemical industry. During this period he has performed various technical and leadership roles in operations, maintenance, turnarounds, and capital projects.



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