Refining and Petrochemical > Refining Blending

About this Training

Growing global competitiveness in the refining products’ market requires an in-depth knowledge of fuel technology processes, global quality standards and quality monitoring procedures. As the global market turns to cleaner fuels with more stringent specifications, the market in which refiners operate in, is getting more sophisticated and challenging.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Get a clear overview of processing background and how white products are produced and blended
  • Understand the blending impact on product quality and how to deal with quality giveaways, stability of blends and specification margins
  • Get a clear overview of fuel blending operations, blending principles, specifics and operations
  • Understand the role of additives and how additives are selected and used to meet the specification for different products and different markets
  • Realize the importance of specifications, their limitations and how to ensure that the product is fit for purpose Be able to correctly interpret the laboratory results

The course is intended for individuals who are interested in the field of refining blending. The following personnel will benefit from the knowledge shared in this course:

  • Plant operative planning and scheduling specialists
  • Oil products trading and blending personnel
  • Laboratory supervisors and technical personnel
  • Sales, marketing and product trading personnel
  • Refinery market and research analysts
  • Process and chemical Engineers
  • Personnel from the oil, fuel, biofuel, additive and auto industries
  • Regulatory and policy-makers personnel
  • Basic or Foundation
  • Intermediate

Your expert course leader is an experienced manager with more than 25 years of operational experience in the downstream Oil & Gas industry. She is a recognised expert in conventional, biofuels and alternative fuels with extensive experience in the crude selection process and formulation of finished products including product portfolio strategy, product quality road mapping and benchmarking. She is a long-time laboratory manager with comprehensive experience in laboratory processes, including financing, benchmarking, efficiency improvement and total quality management processes.

To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
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