This course will present an overview of the modern, integrated petroleum refinery. Each refining process will be presented, covering operating description and conditions, feedstock and catalyst selection, product yields, and the relationship between process parameters, unit performance, and product output and properties. Finally, future operations, including anticipated changes in crude oil and product slates.
Become familiar with crude oil types, properties, and peculiarities
Understand the refining processes, materials, pressures, and temperatures
Link the aspects of production
Understanding product range including dealing with waste materials, health, and safety in refinery
Become familiar with energy saving and environmental issues
Who Should Attend?
Process operations professionals.
Petroleum & chemical professionals
Oil & Gas Treatment technicians.
Those who are interested in the field
Overview of the petroleum refinery
Refinery classification, organization & process flow
Crude oil distillation fundamentals
Refinery product slate
The composition of the gasoline pool
Gasoline and distillate properties
Gasoline reformulation options.
Hydrotreating of petroleum
Chemistry and process flow
Hydrocracking of petroleum
Hydrocracking catalysts, chemistry & process flow
Hydrocracker yields and product properties
Catalysts, chemistry & operating conditions
Isomerization yields and product properties
Fluid catalytic cracking
Mass, heat, and pressure balance
Cracking of heavy feedstocks
Auxiliary refinery processes
Sulfur recovery plant
Heavy oil processes
Petroleum refining economics
Petroleum refining trends
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