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Refining Basics Training

Further Information | Course
Duration
60 minutes
Category
Engineering & Technology, Process Operations
Sector
Oil & Gas
Price
£30.00
Refining Basics Training
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  • PDF certificate sent to learner via email upon completion
  • Up to 10 licences per single purchase to allocate out to up to 10 learners
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Further Information - Refining Basics Training

Description

A refinery uses a number of processing units to transform crude oil into a wide variety of products that are marketed to customers. This course examines the basics of crude oil and how it is processed in a refinery.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the following terms: crude oil, specific gravity, API gravity, paraffinic crude, and asphaltic crude
  • Explain the difference between a sweet crude and a sour crude
  • Define the term "hydrocarbon"
  • Given the name of a hydrocarbon, state the number and the arrangement of carbon atoms
  • Define the following terms: paraffin, olefin, naphthene, and aromatic
  • Explain the function of a crude oil distillation unit
  • List, from lightest to heaviest, typical fractions from a crude oil distillation unit
  • Explain how gases, SR gasoline, naphtha, and kerosene from the crude unit are typically processed in a refinery
  • List typical products from a gas plant, a catalytic reformer, and the processing of kerosene
  • Explain how gas oils are typically processed in a refinery
  • List typical products from a fluid catalytic cracker unit, an isomerization unit, and an alkylation unit
  • Explain how residuum is typically processed in a refinery
  • List typical products from a vacuum unit, a deasphalting unit, and a coking unit
  • Define, in general terms, the concept of octane rating
  • Describe how motor fuels are blended
  • Explain the effects of vapor pressure on motor fuel blending

Assessment

Exam

System Requirements

  • Internet Access - Users will need a computer or device with a web browser and an internet connection.
  • System - Runs on desktop computers and tablets. Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10 and MAC OS. Apple Tablets running IOS 11.
  • Browser - Runs on Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari, no plug-ins required
  • Minimum browser size - 1024x672
  • Audio – Requires speaker or headphones.
  • Notes - Not suitable for smartphones.
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1 Year access

Flexible option for individuals and team leaders


  • Immediate access for 365 days after purchase
  • Launch course instantly after checkout
  • PDF certificate sent to learner via email upon completion
  • Up to 10 licences per single purchase to allocate out to up to 10 learners
£30.00
Further Access

Scalable for companies training large teams


  • Flexible access periods
  • Certificates stored within LMS
  • Full access to Learning Management System

Request Licenses