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Petroleum Refining-Production Planning, Scheduling and Yield Optimization

Petroleum Refining-Production Planning, Scheduling and Yield Optimization

Petroleum Refining-Production Planning, Scheduling and Yield Optimization

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Gain an appreciation of production planning and scheduling tools that will be useful for planning of crude and product deliveries
  • Differentiate and appreciate the similarities and differences between planning and scheduling
  • Understand the principles of scheduling optimization and promote efficient refining operations, and yield optimization
  • Learn the skills to crude selection and optimization that result in improved profitability
  • Develop the skills necessary to apply blending techniques using excel
  • To familiarize and understand the various refinery types and appreciate how refining complexity impacts refining optimization and refining margins
  • Comprehend the importance quality giveaways and learn how use practical excel spreadsheets for blending calculations to reduce quality giveaways
  • Use hands on software that allows professionals in the industry to choose different crude diets to optimize refinery utilization efficiency and profitability
  • Act as a primer into the industry of Petroleum Refining and familiarize industry professionals with all processes associated with the processing of petroleum into finished products
  • Equip new engineers into the industry, with the basic tools for understanding the complex nature of Refining and its operations

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Refining professionals working in the industry either as refining technologists or in refining operations and engineers
  • All professionals involved in Production, Planning and Scheduling
  • Process engineers and technologists engaged in planning and scheduling activities and who are required to understand and discuss issues related to their industry
  • Operations personnel including shift supervisors
  • Marketers and refinery planners
  • Blending professionals
  • Refining Technologists
  • Other engineers who would like a further understanding of the complex refining processes
  • Accountants, marketers and other professions who would like understand the complexities and terminology of Production Planning & Scheduling in Petroleum Refineries
  • Anyone who wishes to update themselves on the methods used in this important field and learn how to implement error free methods for the benefit of their organizations

COURSE OUTLINE

Application of Planning and Scheduling

  • Overview of Planning and Scheduling in Oil Refineries
  • Refinery Complexity
  • Refinery Configuration
  • Integrated Refineries
  • Choice of Crude
  • Crude Oil Scheduling
  • Capacity utilization of Crudes & Operational Efficiency

Improving Product Movements and Releasing Tankages

  • Crude Assay
  • Intermediate Feed Characteristics
  • Yields and Properties
  • Different Process Units
  • Storage Tanks
  • Custody Transfer / Measurements

Product Blending Rules

  • Product Specifications
  • New Trends in Fuel Production
  • Environmental Issues
  • Crude Oil Pricing Regimes
  • Product Netback

Refinery Flow Sheets

  • Refinery Flow-sheets
  • Simplified Material Balance
  • Product Inventory Control
  • Product Quality Control
  • Fixed Composition Blend
  • Capacity Control / Constraints
  • Availability of Feedstock / Control

Refinery Planning and Scheduling

  • Petroleum Product Movement and Product Exchange
  • Marginal Depot Supply and movements
  • Crude Selection Strategies
  • Linear Programming and Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management for Refining
  • Refinery Planning and Scheduling

Crude Oil Yields Refinery Technology

  • Introduction to Crude Oil Origins & Characteristics
  • Crude Oil Assay and Properties
  • Crude Oil Products & Product Specifications
  • LPG
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene / Jet Fuel
  • AGO / Diesel Fuel Oil
  • Petrochemical Feedstocks
  • Overall Refinery Flow: Interrelationship of Processes

Petroleum Refinery Processes

  • Crude Processing
  • Desalting
  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Heavy Oils Processing / Bottom of the Barrel Upgrading
  • Coking and Thermal Processes
  • Delayed Coking
  • Fluid Coking
  • Flexicoking
  • Visbreaking

Process for Motor Fuel Production

  • Fluid Catalytic Cracking
  • Hydrocracking
  • Cat Cracking
  • Isomerization
  • Alkylation
  • Hydrotreating
  • Catalytic Reforming

Supporting Operations

  • Blending for Product Specifications
  • Hydrogen Production
  • Refinery Gas Plants
  • Acid Gas Treating
  • Sulfur Recovery Plants
  • Utilities

Refinery Economics

  • Residue Reduction
  • Asphalt and Residual Fuel
  • Refinery Complexity and Netback
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Cost Estimation

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