Alexandria Mineral Oils Company (AMOC) was established in May 1997, as an Egyptian joint stock company, covered by the Egyptian law of investment no (72) for 2017. AMOC keeps an eye on the international market share and at the same time observes close coordination & integration with Egyptian petroleum sector bodies.
Since March 2006 EPROM has taken over the responsibilities of the maintenance planning & CMMS department at AMOC. At the beginning the CMMS software used was EMPAC. According to AMOC policy of CMMS modernization, EPROM maintenance planning team upgraded the CMMS software to MAXIMO 6.2 in 2008. This was followed by the upgrade to the current MAXIMO 7.1 in 2012.
A full data collecting project for all assets have been carried out. The campaign also included modifying maintenance plans.
EPROM reliability & asset integrity team is responsible for measuring and monitoring all asset maintenance KPI’s. This is done to achieve a higher level of asset management, and maximize the benefits of maintenance and operation practices.
EPROM inspection team is responsible for conducting all Inspection and Condition Monitoring activities at AMOC site. All inspection activities are performed in professional manner to ensure the integrity, un-interrupted and safe operation of all operating facilities. All members of inspection team are highly Skilled and internationally certified and accredited.
EPROM’s Technical Services for operation team is responsible for the whole plant operating condition status follow-up & review. The team issued key performance indicators (KPI) report for all operating units.
EPROM’s Information Technology provided the required technical consultation and prepared the technical specifications for AMOC IIS projects (according to AMOC needs).
In light of AMOC strategy to ensure safe operation of the plant while increasing its reliability and availability of all equipment, a general refinery turnaround was scheduled to take place on November 2021. EPROM was responsible for planning and scheduling for all the shutdown activities and perform all required inspections.
The general refinery turnaround main activities included, among others, replacing catalyst for the CFI reactor, performing regulatory maintenance and inspection, overhaul maintenance for the refrigerant compressor, and bearing replacement for the recycle gas compressor.