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13 - OGE-S - Oil & Gas - Shipping and Storage

OG-S 143 - Petroleum, Oils, & Lubricants (POL) Management

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-S 143 30 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-S 143 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The reliability of POL Storage and Distribution systems has a huge impact on our daily lives and mission effectiveness. System integrity is a function of good design decisions and sustainment activities for the storage and distribution of liquid fuels that support aircraft, ships, and ground vehicles. Sustainment actions include tank and piping inspections, CP testing, maintenance and repairs. 

Course Objectives

  • Understanding what POL is, where to find it, and where to properly store it
  • Management guidelines for POL container storage
  • Learning about tank cleaning, flushing and maintenance procedures
  • Determaining the factors effecting the life of the lubricants
  • Determining if used oil should be considered a hazardous waste

Who Should Attend?

  • Operators 
  • Technicians
  • Engineers
  • All personnel working in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Scope of Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (POL)
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Definitions
  • Physical and Chemical Properties of POL(Petrol Oil Lubricants)
  • Combustibility and Flammability of POL

Day 2

  • Bulk Oil and Lubricants: Storage and Handling
  • General Bulk Plant Guide 
  • Storage Tanks(Materials, Ventilators, Floaters, Drainage, Filteration and Seperation, Heaters, Hoses, Tubing, Pumps, Valves etc.)
  • Tank Gauges and Instrumentations: Level Determining

Day 3

  • Factors Effecting the Life of the Lubricants
  • Tank Cleaning, Flushing and Maintenance Procedures
  • Staff Training


Day 4

  • Bulk Oil and Lubricants: Transportation and Movement
  • Bulk Receiving Procedures
  • Bulk Loading and Delivery Procedures
  • Record Keeping Examples

Day 5

  • Bulk Oil and Lubricants: Spills, Contaminent and Fire Prevention Consideraions
  • HAZOP and HAZID Considerations
  • Fire Precautions and Fire Control in Bulk Depots 
  • Work Permit
  • Protection and Wellfare of Personnel 
  • Bulk Oil and Lubricants: Relevant Federal Regulations and Guidelines