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Turnarounds are a crucial necessity and a reoccurring reality of plant operations. Well-planned and well-executed scheduled plant turnarounds can help you surpass your previous levels of productivity and efficiency—quickly, safely, on schedule, and on budget.

Partnering with Audubon Companies for your next turnaround or modification, you can accelerate the project timeline, improve plant performance and equipment reliability, and circumvent issues that can force an unexpected shutdown.

We understand the time-critical nature of turnarounds and the unique technical and safety challenges involved. With our fully integrated turnaround solutions and developed best practices, our multidisciplinary experts deliver the full spectrum of services required for safe, successful turnarounds, shutdowns, and emergency outages in the chemical, petrochemical, power, refining, and pulp and paper industries.


As experts in project management, execution, planning, and scheduling, we help you control, implement, and optimize all phases of your next turnaround project. Our proven work processes encompass the scoping phase of the event, work preparation, execution delivery, and closeout.

We deliver on all cornerstones required for successful turnarounds—deep technical expertise and experience, around-the-clock responsiveness, data-driven technology, and plant-proven processes—all integrated into our proprietary methodology and carried out to stringent safety protocols.

At every stage of your operation, our turnaround management services provide you with predictability and efficiency to minimize shutdown time, costs, and uncertainties while maximizing quality and your return on investment.


Our dedicated, qualified experts provide crucial support throughout the turnaround process, comparing existing processes against industry competition and implementing best practices. This holistic, comprehensive approach drives strategic and tactical decisions that improve the overall success of your turnaround.

  • Complete “Turnaround-In-A-Box” Offering for Full-Lifecycle Turnaround Planning & Execution
  • Industry Benchmarking & Scoring Capabilities
  • Full Portfolio of Customizable Workshops & Reviews
  • Turnaround Estimating & Project Controls, Capabilities, & Tools
  • Readiness & Restart Assessments



Your turnaround goals, scope, work schedules, and cost undergo an invaluable cold-eye review that provides critical management insight and unearths hidden opportunities for optimization. Working with you, our professionals design projects that enhance efficiency and optimization on all turnarounds and across plant operations.

Our readiness and review process includes up to nine customized formal reviews implemented at strategic intervals. Services also include structured work processes for operations shutdown and startup, decontamination workshops, and machinery readiness reviews.

  • Turnaround Strategy Gap Analysis
  • Operations Shutdown & Startup
  • Planning Readiness Review
  • Project Controls & Cost Reviews
  • Formal Scope Challenge
  • Scope Indexing Review
  • Operational Readiness Review
  • Schedule Optimization Workshops
  • Scope Development & Optimization



Our experienced team can plan and execute all aspects of your turnaround project, including mentoring and training your in-house team on discovering, evaluating, and implementing best practices. We follow a disciplined, multiphase approach to plan, schedule, staff, and execute turnarounds of all sizes.

  • Turnaround Inspection Planning
  • Turnaround Manager Mentoring
  • Planning & Discovery Engineering
  • Field Execution, Coordination, & Oversight


Our specialized approach ensures safe and successful turnarounds.


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