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15 - CHM - Chemical and Process Engineering

CHM 211 - Operation Excellence & Optimizing Ammonia Plant of a Fertilizer Complex

Code Start Date Duration Venue
CHM 211 15 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CHM 211 10 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CHM 211 04 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CHM 211 30 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CHM 211 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The success of every company depends of each employee's understanding of the Key Business Components (KBC)

Key Operations Excellence is the method of maximizing a company’s profitability without impacting Safety, Reliability & Quality. Employee training and development will unlock the companies' profitability and reliability because when people, processes and technology work together as a team developing practical solutions, companies can maximize profitability and assets in a sustainable manner. It is strategically important that teams understand the fundamentals of process unit operations concepts. It boos company's performance to the best quartile of operational ability. 

Course Objectives

  • Develop key concepts and techniques for optimizing ammonia plant unit operations
  • Make operating decisions that can improve the unit’s performance
  • Investigate the core building blocks of the ammonia plant in fertilizer complex process systems, equipment and economics
  • Emphasize the refining process unit operation fundamentals and safe utilization of these fundamentals by operations, engineering, and maintenance and support personnel
  • Discuss many aspects of operational Excellence & Optimization

Who Should Attend?

  • 1st Line Operations personnel,
  •  Operation Supervisors,
  •  1st Line Maintenance personnel, 
  •  Maintenance Supervisors, 
  •  Senior Plant Supervisors,
  •   Operations Engineers 
  • Process Support Engineers, 
  • Design Engineers, 
  • Cost Engineers.

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Overview of the Petrochemical Processing Industry 
  • Review of Process Incidents 
  • Safety for the Petrochemical Processing Industry 
  • Fundamentals of Ammonia Plant as a Part of Petrochemical Industry

Day 2

  • Ammonia plant Key Management Concepts to maximize profitability & sustainability 
  • Key Business Components (KBC) in Ammonia Plant
  • Key Operation excellence (KOE) in Ammonia Plant:
  • Process Safety
  • Training & People Development
  • Design Standard 
  • Process Flow Diagrams 
  • Mass Balance
  • Process Sheet

Day 3

  •  Key equipment in Ammonia Plant & How to Optimize 
  • Furnace 
  • Compressor 
  • Turbine 
  • Heat Exchange 
  • Reactors
  • Pumps

Day 4

  • Plant Reliability & Quality
  • Introduction to Plant Reliability 
  • Plant reliability Index 
  • Equipment Design for improved Reliability
  • Introduction to Quality 
  • Overview of Statistical Process Control

Day 5

  • Cost Control 
  • Introduction to Cost Control 
  • Feedstock 
  • Energy 
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators 
  • Managing Projects