Introduction to Petroleum Refinery Processing - PEICE

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Dec 08, 2011
Registration Date: Dec 07, 2011
Early Registration Date: Dec 07, 2011
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Course Information:


This popular 2-day (or 3-day) course will present an overview of the modern, integrated petroleum refinery. Each refining process will be presented, covering operating description and conditions, feedstock and catalyst selection, product yields, and the relationship between process parameters, unit performance and product output and properties. Finally, future operations, including anticipated changes in crude oil and product slates, will be recapped. Designed for refinery personnel seeking a thorough overview of the refining process, the course will also provide useful information to suppliers, crude oil traders, or those involved in financial assessment.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.


Introduction to the Refinery Flow Sheet

Hydrocarbon Chemistry

Crude Oil: Properties, Tests, Sources, Assays

Fuel Products: Environmental Regs, Specs, MTBE

Atmospheric and Vacuum Distillation

Fluid Catalytic Cracking

Catalytic Reforming and Aromatics Recovery

Isomerization, Alkylation and Polymerization

Hydroprocessing for Sulfur, Nitrogen and Aromatics Reduction

Sweetening and Sulfur Recovery

Resid Processing: Coking, Hydrocracking etc

Refinery Options for Tomorrow's Cleaner Fuels

Future Refinery Configurations

Instructor(s): Marvin Rakow, M. Ch. E.

Marvin Rakow is President of EDU-TECH Management Resources, a consultant services organization in technical training, business development, marketing and R&D to the petroleum, petrochemicals, and specialty chemicals industries. He was previously Senior Vice President for Hydrocarbon Research, Inc. (HRI), responsible for all technical groups and the operation of HRI's R&D Center, including technology development for the petroleum/petrochemicals industries.


Additional Information

Introduction to Petroleum Refinery Processing
Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1695 USD
Early Bird Fee: $ 1,525.50 USD Enroll prior to Oct 23, 2011, nonrefundable
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Course Attendance Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Wednesday, December 07, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Thursday, December 08, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM