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Minimum number of workers

(OP)
Working within basic oil refinery I was wonder what is minimum number of workers for distilation, de-paraffination, whitening of oil and paraffines, shaping of oils and paraffines. Can somebody advice the necessary literature, standards etc...
Thank you

RE: Minimum number of workers

This will be highly dependent on:

1) Level of automation in the plants/refinery,
2) Physical distances between various units,
3) Emergency response situations/requirements
4) Social politics (no layoff of workers - it does appear as a significant factor in some government-owned plants)
5) Operating costs

Refer also to the Chapter 11 of the "IFP Petroleum Refining Vol. 5, Refinery Operation and Management". The book is also available on Google at:

https://books.google.ro/books?id=V6VTqs2KgWQC&...

Dejan IVANOVIC
Process Engineer, MSChE

RE: Minimum number of workers

(OP)
Honorable,
thank you for the information. Will start from here.

Best regards from Sarajevo

RE: Minimum number of workers

(OP)
Thank you EmmanuelTop appreciate your effort supporting me in resolving this problem.

Also, thank you for the document you sent.

Best regards

ikarga

RE: Minimum number of workers

By searching for API RP 755 related subjects, I came across this interesting document: "Staffing Levels - A Key to Managing Risk in 24/7 Operations". I think it is worth reading: http://www.frms.co.nz/_literature_173665/Staffing_...

Regards

Dejan IVANOVIC
Process Engineer, MSChE

RE: Minimum number of workers

(OP)
EmmanuelTop

thank you - nice document and cooperation. Appreciate!!!

Best regards

ikarga

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