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

OG-P 205 - Petroleum Refinery Processing

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-P 205 25 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 205 20 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 205 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

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, will be discussed.

Course Objectives

  • Being familiar with crude oil types, properties and peculiarities
  • Understanding the refining processes, materials, pressures and temperatures
  • Linking all aspects of production
  • Understanding product range including dealing with waste materials, health, and safety in refinery
  • Being familiar with energy saving and environmental issues

Who Should Attend?

  • Energy personnel
  • Engineers
  • Managers
  • Petroleum managers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Overview of the petroleum refinery
  • Refinery classification, organization & process flow
  • Crude oil distillaiton fundamentals
  • Refinery product slate
  • Composition of the gasoline pool
  • Gasoline and distillate properties
  • Gasoline reformulation options

Day 2

  • Hydrotreating of petroleum
  • Hydrotreating catalysts
  • Chemistry and process flow
  • Hydrocracking of petroleum
  • Hydrocracking catalysts, chemistry & process flow
  • Hydrocracker yields and product properties

Day 3

  • Isomerization
  • Catalysts, chemistry & operating conditions
  • Isomerization yields and product properties
  • Catalytic reforming
  • Reforming catalysts
  • Fluid catalytic cracking

Day 4

  • Mass, heat, and pressure balance
  • Cracking of heavy feedstocks
  • Alkylation
  • Auxiliary refinery processes

Day 5

  • Sulfur recovery plant
  • Heavy oil processes
  • Petroleum refining economics
  • Petroleum refining trends