Shutdown & Turnaround


When a plant temporarily halts its operations to carry out maintenance on its equipment, every minute counts. These operations must be accomplished with the greatest efficiency in order to avoid wasting precious time and affecting profitability.

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Shutdown & Turnaround
Meet our S.T.AR. Team

In order to meet and exceed these demanding conditions, West Penetone has set up detailed and comprehensive programs for the maintenance of petrochemical plants. These programs define the equipment and products to be used, as well as the exact procedures for carrying out all the operations efficiently and with complete safely.

Mud, asphalt, heavy bitumen, H2S, flammable substances, benzene and iron sulphides are easily controlled and eliminated by our full range of chemical technologies.

The products specifically developed in laboratories to clean petrochemical tanks are powerful and fast acting. One such product, CITRIKLEEN HD is a citrus-based degreasing solvent that stands out from the competition thanks to its unique characteristics. It is organically-based, bio-degradable, non-corrosive and non-carcinogenic, and has conquered the petrochemical and aviation industries all over the world.



The West Penetone S.T.AR. Team

Our technical group provides our customers effective support to ensure that known contaminants are paired with the right chemistry for any task. Establishing and maintaining a collaborative approach with our customers in tackling their operational and maintenance challenges is key to realizing efficiencies and cost savings.


Are you in need of assistance with a difficult decontamination project involving a pipeline, tank, or operational vessel? Please download, fill out, and submit the appropriate project assessment survey for assistance.

West Penetone is a partner in your success that works with you and for you!

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