The El Segundo Refinery Coke Drum Reliability Project (CDRP) has been honored by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as the winner of the profession’s highest accolade—the 2015 PMI Project of the Year Award.
The El Segundo Refinery Coke Drum Reliability Project team oversaw the successful shipment and installation of six new coke drums — enormous containers that heat crude oil up to 920 degrees Fahrenheit (493 Celsius) — four months ahead of schedule, US$7 million under budget and without a single fall or Lost Time Injury.
The PMI Project of the Year Award recognizes large and complex projects that best delivers, superior performance of project management practices, superior organisational results and positive impacts on the society. The Project was selected from project submissions from different industries from around the world. This global recognition by a highly accredited industry association, confirms the projects legacy in project execution.
Watch a 2 minute video summary on how this inherently challenging project completed vital petroleum facility maintenance with zero safety incidents.