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Course Description

Refining Process Fundamentals - Virtual December 7, 2020 - December 17, 2020 Scheduled Remote Training – Central Standard Time

Registration Closing Date

November 9, 2020

Register by October 24, 2020 to receive a 10.0% discount.

Course Overview

By virtual Instructor-led using Microsoft Teams, this course provides a broad overview of the fundamentals of refinery operation and production. Using the refinery schematic, key processes are examined both as individual units and in the context of the refinery as a whole. The course material illustrates how each process works to turn crude into commercially viable products.

This class will be conducted by remote virtual instructor-led conferencing that will meet in 2 sessions per day for 4 days on December 7-17 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon and 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central Daylight Time each day, Monday-Thursday

This class is typically conducted one time a year during the third quarter of the year. For more details contact: https://uoptraining.secure.force.com/UOPTrainingContactUsPage.

Cost: $4,300 USD

Cost with Service Agreement: $3,600 USD

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for entry-level chemical engineers, engineers from other disciplines moving into a refining environment, and non-technical personnel seeking a review of the fundamentals of refinery operations.

The Course Duration is (in Days): 5.0 – Conducted over two consecutive weeks.

The Course Duration is (in Days): 8.0

Course Benefits

  • Illustrate how key units function
  • Create a flow diagram of each key unit
  • Explain the relationship of units in the refinery
  • Describe the impact of each unit on the refinery’s bottom line
  • Explain temperature and pressure parameters and interpret their effect on unit performance
  • Save time and money by attending online lectures from your home or office

Course Topics

  • Process units covered: Crude/vacuum distillation, Hydrotreating, Reforming, Isomerization (C4 and C5/C6), Alkylation, Polymerization, Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC), Hydrocracking, Heavy oil processing, Sulfur recovery and treating
  • Properties of crude and products
  • Brief history of refining

Supplemental Offerings

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