Partnership turns around refinery in 2 years

With the unprecedented pace of change in Eastern Europe during the past decade, local refineries must improve their technical and financial performances to survive.With these goals in mind, Industrija Nafte d.d. Zagreb (INA), Zagreb, Croatia's national oil company, has participated in a Profit Improvement Program (PIP) with independent refinery consultants of KBC since September 1997.To date, the INA-KBC partnership has implemented profit improvement opportunities yielding benefits in excess of $47 million/year (equivalent to $1.20/bbl of crude).A fundamental part of the program has been to review and upgrade INA's planning and scheduling systems and tools. Good planning and sched...

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