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7 - OGE-P - Oil & Gas - Processing Facilities

OG-P 104 - Tank Farm Troubleshooting and Best Practices

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
OG-P 104 31 July 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 4950 Registration Form Link
OG-P 104 25 September 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 4950 Registration Form Link
OG-P 104 20 November 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 4950 Registration Form Link
OG-P 104 18 December 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 4950 Registration Form Link


Course Description

Upon the successful completion of this course, participant will gain enough knowledge on oil production and recovery, oil terminals and tank farms, Methods of gauging tanks, refrigeration of LPG, oil products specifications, tank mixing, emergency of oil spills, cleaning of crude oil tanks, cleaning of leaded gasoline tanks, work permit system, gas transmission pipelines, pigging operations in crude oil pipelines, quality assurance and control, contingency and safety procedures etc. Actual case studies from around the world will be demonstrated to highlight the topics discussed.

Course Objectives

  • Getting a complete and up-to-date overview of the oil movements & storage operations in modern refineries
  • Having clear understanding of troubleshooting methodology and techniques
  • Discussing advanced techniques and best practices in movements & storage operations
  • Understanding associated hazards in movements & storage operations and method of control
  • Understanding Oil Spill Contingency plans
  • Understanding valve/ pipeline operation for custody transfer and reduce Shore/ Ship Discrepancy
  • Understanding some accounting basics as per API Standards, with the importance of temperature and sampling quality

Who Should Attend?

  • Field operators
  • Supervisors, 
  • Field technicians,
  • Managers,
  • And business groups who are involved in day-to-day refinery activity.

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction 
  • Oil production, recovery, dehydration and desalting 
  • Oil terminal & tank farm 
  • Types of tanks 
  • General description and installation of tank farm 
  • Gas freeing of tanks and vessels

Day 2

  • Methods of gauging tanks
  • Static electricity 
  • Crude oil processing
  • Refrigeration of LPG, handling and bulk storage

Day 3

  • Marine terminal loading; SPM operations 
  • Product specifications & blending 
  • Tank mixing & tank‐tank transfer 
  • Meter proving and meter factor 
  • Emergency of oil spills

Day 4

  • Storage tanks cleaning importance
  • Operation and safety precautions.
  • Storage tanks maintenance hazards
  • Quality assurance, control and work permit system
  • Cleaning of crude oil and leaded gasoline tanks

Day 5

  • Gauging of marine cold product tanks 
  • Gas transmission lines: operation & cathodic protection 
  • Pigging of crude & gas pipelines 
  • Ship loading and checklist