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Qatar Chemical Company Adopts InterPlan Systems’ Turnaround Management System

Houston, TX — Oct. 11, 2007 – InterPlan Systems Inc., today announced that Qatar Chemical Company (Q-Chem) is deploying InterPlan Systems’ ATC Professional project management software across all of its chemical plants. The rollout will provide the technology framework to effectively schedule, track and manage all shutdown and turnaround maintenance projects across the organization.

Q-Chem had previously used other scheduling tools for managing turnaround projects. However, the company has committed itself to using advanced tools and systems in order to improve best practices and its competitive edge. Q-Chem opted for InterPlan Systems’ proven system.

“Organizations like Q-Chem have positioned themselves for success by seeking out leading edge systems that provide their management with the right information to make effective decisions,” said Bernard Ertl, Vice President of InterPlan Systems. “InterPlan looks forward to helping Q-Chem achieve improved visibility and control of their turnaround projects.”

The rollout is being handled by Q-Chem’s own internal group, with training assistance and on-site support from InterPlan Systems.

About Qatar Chemical Company Ltd.
Q-Chem is a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum Corporation and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC. It operates petrochemical plants producing Sulphur, Ethylene, high density polyethylenes (HDPE) and 1-Hexene.

About InterPlan Systems Inc.
InterPlan Systems started out as a turnaround management consulting outfit in 1977. Since then, InterPlan Systems has developed several leading estimating, planning and project management software solutions specific to the oil refining and petrochemical processing industries.
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