Refining Technology and Economics
Course Description
The course is designed as a comprehensive and practical refining overview covering a range of complexities from simple topping units to extremely complex high-conversion refineries with aromatics production and recovery technologies.
The Training Course Will Highlight ?
Training Objective

You will learn how to incorporate the fundamentals of each refining process and refinery configurations from simple to highly complex.

  • You will summarize the function, characteristics, strengths and limitations of principle refining processes.
  • Key characteristics of each refining process are addressed in a fast-paced and varied program based on a course manual that represents more than 4 decades of experience in refinery operations, troubleshooting, laboratory, engineering and construction, and economics.
  • You will use refinery economics to determine how alternative processing schemes are assessed.
  • You will be able to evaluate crude types and understand yields and product properties and determine what factors influence crude selection.
  • You will learn how to assess the effect of properties on blending.
  • You will learn how to recognize metallurgy considerations.
  • You will solve debottlenecking issues.
  • You will use engineering and construction fundamentals.
  • You will learn how to solve operation challenges.
  • The course instruction combines classroom presentations with selected exercises and syndicate work.
  • The course is intended to be accessible to attendees with a variety of backgrounds.

Target Audience

  • Marine Terminal Managers, Superintendents, Supervisors and Engineers
  • Facility Managers and Facility Training Coordinators
  • Safety and Environmental Managers, Engineers and officers.
  • Spill Management Team Members
  • Transfer Supervisors
  • Marine Shipping Coordinators
  • Dock Maintenance Planners


Training Methods

Daily Agenda
  • Introduction/General Refining Overview
  • Refinery Economics
  • Crude and Vacuum Distillation
  • Distillate Hydro processing incl. H2 production: Naphtha, Jet/Kero, Diesel, and Gas Oil.
  • Middle Distillate Conversion; FCC, Gas Oil Hydrocracking
  • Alkylation Processes and Butane Isomerization
  • Light Ends Recovery; Saturates Gas Plant, Propylene.
  • Residue Processing: DE asphalting, Tiebreaking, Delayed and Flexi coking,
  • Residue Hydrocracking, ARDS and VRDS, Technology Comparison.
  • Lube Oil Production.
  • Aromatics Recovery: including Para xylene Adsorption and Crystallization, Xylene Isomerization, Disproportionation & Trans alkylation.
  • Amine, Sulfur, SWS, Taigas (see also RF-61 specifically for these four topics)

BTS attendance certificate will be issued to all attendees completing a minimum of 75% of the total course duration.

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Course Rounds : (5 -Days)

Code Date Venue Fees Register
PE188-010 04-09-2022 Salalah USD 4950
PE188-09 02-10-2022 Dubai USD 4950
PE188-07 13-11-2022 Dubai USD 4950
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UpComing Date

  • Start date 04-09-2022
  • End date 08-09-2022

  • Country Oman
  • Venue Salalah

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 Appling the specifications and legalizations to ensure the quality of service.
 Best utilization of resources for continually improving the business activities.

Technical Team

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Since BTS was established, it considered a training partner for world class oil & gas institution

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