Furmanite’s New eCompliance™ Solution Revolutionizes the LDAR Industry
Successful implementation at Merisol plant launches nationwide solution
More than ever, petrochemical, chemical, and refinery facilities are experiencing failed leak detection and repair systems due to antiquated technology. These plants suffer tremendous consequences from missing repair deadlines for leaking components to losing all monitoring and component inventory data. The risks to these plants are great – from monumental EPA penalties to plant shutdowns to eventual decrease in efficiency and profitability.
Furmanite, a worldwide technical and engineering services company, is addressing the need head on by revolutionizing the LDAR industry. Furmanite’s new eCompliance ™, a part of its LDAR (Leak Detection and Repair) line of services, is the industry’s first solution to integrate comprehensive web-based technology, qualified people and best-in-class processes designed to ensure facilities meet all government and operational regulations associated with LDAR. One chemical company has already discovered the benefits of Furmanite’s eCompliance solution.
The Merisol Challenge
Merisol, a global provider of high quality phenolic products, experienced a challenge when their own fugitive emissions software became obsolete and crashed. “We contacted Furmanite, who had provided fugitive emissions monitoring services at Merisol since the late 1990s, and asked if they could assist us with recovery of the data and with better access to reports,” said Leigh Ann Hawboldt, Manager of Training & Development for Merisol.
Furmanite had just finished developing the new eCompliance solution at the time Merisol called. Merisol and Furmanite determined that they would be able to recover the data, and then established the plan to migrate to Furmanite’s new eCompliance platform in order to comply with Merisol’s immediate and long-term LDAR inspection requirements.