Advisory Board for Shutdowns Turnarounds Superconference:

  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.
Dale Clarke Olefins Turnaround Reliability Manager DOW Chemical
DALE CLARKE has over 30 year’s experience in executing turnarounds for the Dow Chemical Company. He provides GTWP training to sites and TA Teams across the globe, and has been involved in various turnarounds in North America. Dale has served many businesses and sites as SME for turnarounds and Global Project Methodology (GPM) integration.

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 30 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 Turnaround Manager KTAPS
KEVIN HEARN has worked as Process Advisor, Project Manager and Turnaround Manager for SemCAMS K3 facility since 1986 and has over 45 years of experience in process plant operations. His background includes 17 years with Atomic Energy of Canada in Heavy Water Plant operations and Project Management, and 30 years with Chevron, Central Alberta Midstream. He is presently managing SemCAMS K3 2017 Turnaround.

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.