Refining, Gas Processing, LNG & Petrochemicals Courses

  1. Petroleum Refining Economics
  2. Introduction to the Petrochemicals Industry
  3. Gasoline Blending in Refineries
  4. Fluid Catalytic Cracking in Petroleum Industry
  5. Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining Operations
  6. LNG Project Appraisal, Economics & Management
  7. Refining Overview Program
  8. Natural Gas Process Design
  9. Petroleum Refinery Energy Management
  10. Natural Gas & LNG Business: From Production to Marketing & Regulations
  11. Fundamentals of LNG & GTL Production
  12. Introduction to Natural Gas Energy Business
  13. Downstream Fundamentals
  14. Petroleum Refinery Operations & Economics- Best Practices

 

  1. Petroleum Refinery Economics

Who Should Attend: This training course package is ideal for engineers, operators, coordinators, refinery planners, lab personnel, fuels marketers, traders, downstream and refinery personnel, suppliers, crude oil traders, or those involved in financial assessment who wants to have a thorough understanding of the refining operations

Learning Expectations: The Petroleum Refinery Economics training course program will provide participants with an overview of economic fundamentals, and methodology used to determine profitability of refinery operations in oil and gas industry, as well as planning and selection of processes for future expansion/revamp in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program with practical workshops, including the fundamentals of refinery economics, crude oil and product pricing, refinery complexity, process unit yields, capital and operating costs, refinery margins, spread, operating correlations, product blending issues, supply chain management, refinery economic calculations, etc. in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Attendees of this training course program unfamiliar with refinery processing and its vocabulary would benefit from also attending the “Fundamentals of Petroleum Refinery Operations” training course program.

Duration: One Week

  1. Introduction to the Petrochemical Industry

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for a variety of industry personnel including petrochemical industry personnel, contractors, suppliers, and persons employed in the marketing, trading, finance, transport, and purchasing of petrochemicals and related industries

Learning Expectations: The Introduction to the Petrochemical Industry training course program provides participants with an overview of the petrochemicals industry, and offers a thorough review of the processes, raw material feed stocks, end users and consumer products in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course covers a variety of petrochemical processes including olefins, aromatics, methanol, plastics and resins in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Gasoline Blending in Refineries

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for engineers, operators, coordinators, refinery planners, lab personnel, and fuels marketers and traders.

Learning Expectations: The Gasoline Blending in Refineries training course program is designed for It provides a comprehensive overview and discussion of gasoline blending techniques, technology and cost/benefits in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program including gasoline product specifications; latest specifications, components and additives, ultra low sulfur fuels, impact of MTBE phase-out, ethanol blending, blending equipment, control and optimization techniques, quality assurance, environmental impact of various gasoline specifications, blend performance monitoring and troubleshooting and other material in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Case studies are used to illustrate the relative importance of each aspect of the gasoline blending operation, together with specific exercises in this training course program.

Duration: One Week

  1. Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) in Petroleum Refineries

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for engineers, operators, coordinators, refinery planners, lab personnel, and fuels marketers and traders.

Learning Expectations: The Fluid Catalytic Cracking in Petroleum Refineries training course program is designed to provide FCC operating and engineering personnel with an understanding of current and typical operation, control, design, and troubleshooting of FCC Units in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry during startup, normal operation, shutdown and emergencies. Participants of this training course program will have an opportunity to obtain a broad working knowledge of FCC process and mechanical systems in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry, to stay abreast of constantly changing procedures and technology, and to interact with others currently working in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course program has been developed to meet the needs of unit operators as well as engineers associated with the FCC unit in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Fundamentals of Petroleum Refinery Operations

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for downstream and refinery personnel, suppliers, crude oil traders, or those involved in financial assessment who want to have a thorough understanding of the refining operations.

Learning Expectations: The Fundamentals of Petroleum Refinery Operations training course program presents an overview of the modern, integrated petroleum refinery, the different types, including operating description and conditions, feedstock and catalyst selection, product yields, and the relationship between process parameters, unit performance and product output and properties in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. In addition, future operations, including anticipated changes in crude oil and product slates are also covered in this training course program. Some of the topics in the training course program include the refinery process flow sheet, different types of refineries, atmospheric and vacuum distillation operations, crude Oil properties, tests, sources, assays, fuel products environmental requirements, specs, MTBE, fluid catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming and aromatics recovery, isomerization, alkylation, hydro processing for sulfur, nitrogen and aromatics reduction sweetening and sulfur Recovery, coking, hydro cracking, future refinery configurations in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. LNG Project Appraisal, Economics & Management

Who Should Attend: This training course package is designed for project managers, operating managers, technical staff, field personnel, chief financial officers, executive officers, technology managers, budget Managers, engineers, geologists, field accounting supervisors and other personnel who need to develop or improve their skills and understanding of basic project appraisal, risk and economic analysis, financial performance, as well as management techniques of an LNG project or operations.

Learning Expectations: The LNG Project Appraisal, Economics & Management training course program covers the principles and applications of project management to the LNG business and is aimed at helping participants develop skills necessary to make the best business decisions that lead to lowest project cost while still meeting all production goals in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Participants of this training course program learn how to analyze, in a practical manner, the financial performance of LNG investments from both projects and co-operate perspectives in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Topics covered in this training course program will include amongst others LNG economic evaluations with varying fiscal regimes and changes in economic factors, contract negotiations, LNG technologies, freighting, HSE, pricing, performance appraisal modeling systems adopted from best practices in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry, the supply and demand trend in the sector, scenarios in supply and demand balances, pricing in phase with crude oils and products, the seasonality of the world demand of LNG and the propelling forces. Participants of this training course program learn to build financial models for typical projects, calculate the standard measures of project performance and incorporate all project risks into the analysis using such processes as scenario analysis, portfolio analysis, decision trees, tornado diagrams, etc. in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The training course program combines formal lectures along with practical workshop assignments.

Duration: One Week