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

OG-P 160 - Process Fired Heaters

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-P 160 05 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 160 31 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 160 25 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 160 20 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 160 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In this course, participants will gain knowledge of industrial combustion phenomena as well as being able to diagnose bad quality combustion from flue gas analysis and flame study and bring remedy to it, they will also learn about the main steps of a furnace start-up procedure and determining the optimum atmosphere and heat transfer regime for these furnace to optimize combustion conditions.

Course Objectives

  • Identifying best practices for optimization and environmental management in furnace operations
  • Learning the principles and practices associated with efficient design and optimum operations of fuel-fired furnaces
  • Increasing knowledge environment and emission reduction techniques
  • Applying energy minimization by all reasonable cost effective means
  • Improving the thermal efficiency of plants and products
  • Building practice problem solving in emergency shutdowns and normal start up procedures.
  • Troubleshooting and performance monitoring of furnace operations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Petroleum engineers
  • Technical/ reservoir engineers
  • Processing engineers
  • Commercial analysts
  • Decision makers/ investors in oil and gas sector

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Furnace Construction and Operating
  • Different types of furnaces and their functions
  • Operating conditions
  • Efficiency of energy recovery
  • Construction of heat exchange areas and refractory materials

Day 2

  • Fired Heater Engineering
  • Fluid Flow
  • Heat Transfer
  • Fuels, gases and oil
  • Design Guidelines
  • Air To Fuel Ratio
  • Basic chemistry of combustion and Combustion calculation
  • Combustion efficiency
  • Thermal efficiency
  • Furnace efficiency
  • Process efficiency
  • Combustion conditions
  • Efficiency of energy recovery

Day 3

  • Combustion-Burners
  • Combustion aerodynamics
  • Types of flame
  • Premixed flames
  • Turbulent jet diffusion flames
  • Flame stabilization
  • Fuel/air mixing
  • The role of primary air
  • Combustion air temperature
  • Multiple burner installations
  • Optimizing aerodynamic flow patterns for combustion systems
  • Burners

Day 4

  • Combustion quality
  • Combustion safety
  • Air and flue gas circulation
  • Heat Transfer and Tube Bundle
  • Heat transfer to the tube bundle
  • Division of the heated fluid into several passes
  • Heating control
  • Furnace temperature profile and heat recovery distribution
  • Furnace Operation
  • On-stream furnace operations
  • Start-up and shutdown
  • Incidents

Day 5

  • Diagnostic facilities: ways of solving problems
  • Efficiency of Fired Heaters
  • Process control
  • Combustion control
  • Defined burner management system (BMS)
  • Determine requirements for BMS Design considerations
  • Determine Burner startup sequence
  • Determine BMS Hazards and protection
  • Determine the BMS required instruments and interlocks