QNFS, a Fluor joint venture, is providing multi-discipline maintenance services to Qatar Shell at the world's largest gas-to-liquids plant in Ras Laffan, Qatar.
Maintenance services include commissioning, start-up assistance, maintenance, inspections and integrity, unity turnarounds, and planning of major turnarounds services.
QNFS is using UpFRONT® on the project, Fluor's integrated work process for operational readiness and start-up support.
There are 450 staff members supporting the project, which commenced in January 2010 and is ongoing.
The Joint Venture is maximizing the use of local contractors, providing a positive impact to the local community, operations, and reputation in the region.
QNFS is optimizing the supply chain to deliver higher performance and reducing operating costs at the plant.