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Process Chemistry Training

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Duration
150 minutes
Category
Engineering & Technology, Process Operations
Sector
Oil & Gas
Price
£66.67 exc. local taxes
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Further Information - Process Chemistry Training

Description

Who is this course for?
Process Operators and Lab Technicians

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role

How will this course benefit me?
This course aims to provide an overview of the various types of process chemicals, their use and how they work.

Section 1: Basic Introduction to Chemistry
Section 2: Process Chemicals in the Oil and Gas Industry
Section 3: Identifying the Risks in the Use of Process Chemicals
Section 4: Managing Chemical usage

How will this course benefit my company?
By ensuring you have an overview of the various types of process chemicals, their use and how they work.

What standards are referred to in this course?
N/A

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

Section 1: Basic Introduction to Chemistry
• Describe what is meant by chemistry
• Identify the building blocks of matter
• Describe chemical reactions
• Identify types of chemical reactions

Section 2: Process Chemicals in the Oil and Gas Industry
• Describe the use of process chemistry in the oil and gas industry
• Describe scale build-up in the hydrocarbon processing plant
• Describe how scale inhibitors work
• Identify the various scale inhibitors used in the oil and gas industry
• Describe scale squeeze techniques
• Describe acid squeeze techniques
• Describe reservoir souring and its impact on operations
• Describe current industry practice for managing the threat from reservoir souring
• Describe asphaltenes
• Describe current industry practice for managing the threat from asphaltenes
• Describe emulsions
• Describe emulsion breakers
• Describe separator foaming
• Describe anti-foaming agents
• Describe the use of polyelectrolytes
• Describe how hydrates are formed
• Describe methanol injection
• Identify the use of antifreeze injection
• Describe the use of triethylene glycol
• Describe the use of sodium hypochlorite
• Describe the use of biocides
• Describe the use of corrosion inhibitor
• Describe the use of drag reducers
• Describe hydrogen sulphide removal
• Describe the use of oxygen scavenger chemicals

Section 3: Identifying the Risks in the Use of Process Chemicals
• Describe the risk in using chemicals
• Describe the risk in using scale inhibitor
• Describe the risk in using emulsion breakers
• Describe the risk in using antifoam
• Describe the risk in using polyelectrolyte
• Describe the risk in using monoethylene glycol (MEG)
• Describe the risk in using triethylene glycol (TEG)
• Describe the risk in using sodium hypochlorite
• Describe the risk in using biocides
• Describe the risk in using drag reduction agents
• Describe the risk in using H2S sweetening amine and
• Describe the risk in using oxygen scavenger chemicals

Section 4: Managing Chemical Usage
• Explain the importance of systematic HSE and risk assessment
• Identify the factors that affect exposure to chemicals in the workplace, and
• Explain how to identify the hazards posed by a particular chemical

Assessment

Exam

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection
• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above
• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari
• Minimum browser size – none
• Audio – requires device speaker or headphones

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