Industrial Shutdown & Turnaround Contractors - CR Asia Group

Our complete ‘blind to blind’ solution ensures more streamlined and efficient projects, as we maintain direct, single-source control of all critical path elements. We cater to projects of widely varying scope and complexity, and have the capacity to deliver multiple shutdowns concurrently.

We complement our in-house expertise through strategic alliances with technology partners who are market-leaders in their own right.


Shutdowns & Turnarounds We adopt a disciplined, multi-phase approach to plan, schedule, manage and execute projects of all sizes to ensure your plant is back up and running quickly, safely, reliably and at optimal efficiency. Together with our strategic partners, we have the necessary resources, and expertise to carry out multiple large-scale projects simultaneously
Reactor Services & Catalyst Handling We perform catalyst handling services in all types of reactor both onshore and offshore including all associated mechanical work. We like to develop new technology, such as our automatic drum tippers for eliminating manual handling of drums and our multi-purpose tracked robots for minimizing man-entry
Tubular Services We offer a comprehensive range of services that cover all reactor types, including those involved in the production of ethylene oxide (EO), methyl acrylate, acrylic acid, phthalic anhydride, maleic anhydride, acetylene and aromatics. Our specialist equipment ensures better reactor performance and fewer change-outs
Chemical Cleaning & Decontamination Our chemical cleaning and decontamination solutions increase your operational effectiveness, resulting in lower operating costs. Our ‘blind to blind’ approach covers safety management, all mechanical work, engineering, on-site analysis, joint integrity management, leak testing and on-site wastewater treatment
Fin Fan Optimisation We restore the cooling capacity of your air cooled heat exchangers (ACHE) through a unique blend of advisory, monitoring and cleaning services. We investigate all issues with ACHE efficiency including air flow, plenum condition, energy consumption, noise levels and vibration before recommending the best corrective action
Pipeline Services We offer properly engineered, high quality pipeline services both onshore and offshore to fit your pre-commissioning, commissioning and decommissioning requirements. Our solutions use the most advanced cleaning and maintenance technology available to ensure your operations remain safe and reliable
Mercury Management Services The presence of mercury causes a number of issues for oil and gas producers and some of the highest concentrations are in Asia. To overcome these hazards, we provide specialized equipment, chemistries and methods for assessing, monitoring, removing and disposing mercury across all parts of the value chain
High Pressure Water Jetting Our investment in advanced automated technology not only keeps our operators safe, but means we can use much higher flows and pressures to deliver superior quality. Our extensive fleet of pumps, nozzles, drilling attachments and lances enable us to meet all your plant needs
CR3 Decoking Technology Our proprietary Decoking Technology uses specialist piggs containing metal studs to remove coke and scale from furnace tubes. This is safer, quicker and more environmentally friendly than conventional methods and enables you to check the integrity of the tubes through advanced inspection techniques
Mechanical Engineering Our mechanical services cater to projects of all sizes and we are one of the few who can deliver simultaneous shutdowns in multiple countries. We deliver your projects safely, on time and on budget through our multi-disciplinary approach and boost our in-house capabilities through a number of strategic alliances
Total Heat Exchanger Maintenance Services We have substantial experience of planning, managing and executing all aspects of heat exchanger maintenance both onshore and offshore. We perform projects of all sizes, have the largest bundle pullers in the region and use automated technology to clean bundles inside and out to IRIS standards
Waste Handling We perform a broad range of waste handling and vacuum truck services and are capable of handling both dry and liquid generated wastes. Our fleet of vacuum trucks and static vacuum units are strategically located so we can respond quickly to a call out or emergency at any time of the day or night
Offshore Projects & Maintenance We provide the same maintenance activities offshore as we do onshore. In addition, we also offer a full range of fabrication and installation services. With our investment in the latest technology, along with our multi-skilled specialists, we can meet and exceed the rising demands of the offshore Oil & Gas market
Scaffolding Services From pre-planning, through execution and dismantling, we ensure a comprehensive access solution that is scalable for any project. We devote a great deal of time to the pre-planning phase to ensure our scaffolding materials meet the safety and quality requirements and considers all of the trades that will be impacted by the construction
Bolting, Flange Management & Machining We provide safe, effective and efficient bolting, flange management and onsite machining solutions to prevent leaks in flanged assemblies. Our Joint Integrity Management teams inspect, maintain and record all bolted joints to assure you they are appropriately designed, specified, and tightened to ensure zero leaks
Online Leak Sealing Available 24/7 to stop your leak (usually within 72 hours) without impacting production with our comprehensive online leak sealing service. Our emergency response teams quickly assess the situation, design, fabricate and install the appropriate solution online to arrest the leak while you continue to operate normally
Cold Cutting We have extensive experience performing precise and controlled cuts, using a variety of methods, at all stages of the project. Working as one team to ensure optimal safety, quality and schedule efficiency, we support you with detailed planning, coordination and execution for various cold cutting scopes
Nitrogen Services We offer the full range of nitrogen services, both onshore and offshore, and invest in the latest equipment and technology to meet and exceed rising safety and quality standards. We aim to deliver the best quality service, while ensuring the job is completed within schedule, within budget and without incident
Column & Tower Internals We provide the full range of services related to column and tower projects including removal of internals, cleaning, installation of new or refurbished internals, column inspections, column modifications, and complete project management. From inspection to installation we deliver optimal safety, quality and schedule efficiency
Flare Maintenance Providing complete flare system maintenance including inspection, cleaning, repairs, installation, dismantling, flare tip replacements, guy wire tensioning, and complete project management. Using the latest equipment and multi-skilled technicians in a ‘blind to blind’ turnkey approach, we minimise downtime and maximise returns
Pre-commissioning Services We provide a comprehensive portfolio of properly engineered, high-quality pre-commissioning services, including pressure testing, water flushing, air blowing and drying. With decades of experience, we are uniquely capable of offering a one-stop solution for all your pre-commissioning needs
Insulation Services We provide safe, reliable, and high-quality insulation services that deliver significant returns. Our eco-friendly insulation products meet the toughest standards in the industry. We support you with detailed planning, coordination, and execution for any size of project and are available to respond quickly to any planned or unplanned event
Rotating Equipment Maintenance We keep your plant running for longer and avoid any unwanted downtime by managing the maintenance of your rotating equipment. We tailor our services to match the exact requirements of your situation and by combining our rotary expertise with our other specialist services, we can provide a one-stop-solution across the entire facility
Revamp, Construction & EPCC Services We are experienced at providing comprehensive revamp projects covering all aspects including engineering, fabrication, construction, commissioning and project management. We perform small-to-medium size EPCC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning) projects and can provide a full turnkey package
Storage Tank Cleaning & Maintenance We provide comprehensive solutions for all your storage tank cleaning and maintenance requirements, whether it is for a small product tank or a large crude oil storage tank. Our teams take full responsibility from pre-job preparation and planning, through to set-up, cleaning, waste handling and reclamation, with options to match each individual scenario
Fabrication & Plant Upgrade Services We have dedicated workshops for fabricating structural, and carbon steels separate from stainless steel and special alloys to avoid cross-contamination.  Our fabrication and plant upgrade teams are spread across the region and provide general mechanical and maintenance services to all our customers


Shutdown Planning - CR Asia Group


  • A refinery and petrochemical complex wanted to open, clean, inspect and reinstate over 150 major equipment items during a planned shutdown


  • We supported the customer with detailed planning of the shutdown and development of all work packages and mobilized over 1,400 personnel to execute the project


  • All work scopes were completed safely, on time and on budget and the customer was extremely satisfied with the quality of work performed

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