By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The first LatAm Plant Shutdown and Turnaround Summit will take place in Rio this week (November 27-28th), a cross industry event where experts share the latest techniques in this area. Plant shutdowns, for maintenance work or safety inspections for example, are an unavoidable part of industry - especially oil and gas - and helping to minimize down time is a major management challenge.
The industry term "turnaround" refers to the process of closing . . .