Gasoline and Diesel Blending for Refiners and Traders - PEICE
|Event Date/Time: Sep 19, 2011||End Date/Time: Sep 21, 2011|
|Registration Date: Sep 19, 2011|
|Early Registration Date: Sep 19, 2011|
This three-day course is designed for traders, blending engineers, senior operators, product coordinators, refinery planners, refinery lab personnel, and fuels marketers, and provides a comprehensive overview and discussion of gasoline, and diesel blending techniques, technology and cost/benefits. It addresses contemporary issues such as the latest specifications, ultra low sulfur fuels, impact of bio-fuels, Ethanol and bio-Diesel blending, and environmental impact of various fuel specifications. Case studies are used to illustrate the relative importance of each aspect of the gasoline, and diesel blending operation, together with specific exercises. Attendees will also receive blending exercises software that could be useful later in their refineries. Participants should bring a laptop, with Microsoft Excel installed, to the course.
A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.
Gasoline, and Diesel Product Specifications, Current and Future
Components and Additives
Blending Equipment and Software
Blending Control and Profit Optimization Techniques
Blending Non-linear Property Correlation Equations
Quality Assurance, ASTM and ISO Test Methods, On-line Analyzers and On-line Certification Settling Test Results Disputes
Environmental Issues and EPA Complex Model Compliance Tool
Calculating Costs/Benefits of Blend Automation
Blend Performance Monitoring and Troubleshooting
References and Other Material
Instructor(s): Ara Barsamian
Ara Barsamian is President of Refinery Automation Institute, LLC, and a Director of The world-wide Blending Users Group (BUG). He has over thirty years of experience with gasoline blending, diesel blending, and oil movements & storage tank farm automation. Mr. Barsamian developed standard pre-packaged and skid-mounted in-line blending control and optimization systems, and pioneered the use of NIR on-line analyzers, neural network inferential property predictors, and genetic algorithm non-linear blend optimizers. He has published over 100 articles and conference papers related to blending process technology, troubleshooting, and project management. He received BSEE. and MSEE. degrees from City University of New York and is a member of ASTM , ILTA, ISA, and AIChE.
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Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 3195 USD
CEU: 2.4 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 24 Professional Development Hours
Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Monday, September 19, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Tuesday, September 20, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3. Wednesday, September 21, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM