Oil & Gas Processing Processing Programmes
LIST OF SPECIALIZED AND BOOSTER COURSES IN OIL & GAS PROCESSING
Course Module 1: Hydrogen Production for Steam Reforming
- Increasing the importance of the steam reformer and the reasons behind the change in emphasis
- Refinery hydrogen balance.
- The role of the steam reformer for the production of both synthesis gas and steam
- Basic Steam Reformer Design
- Water and steam systems.
- Feedstock and feedstock purification
- Steam reforming chemistry and steam reforming catalyst.
- Reformer metallurgy
- Monitoring and dealing with tube failures.
- Apply and gain in-depth knowledge on hydrogen production by steam reforming.
- Identify the reasons behind the change in emphasis and considers the refinery hydrogen balance.
- Distinguish the role of the steam reformer and understand the basic steam reformer design.
- Heighten their awareness on catalyst absorbents and adsorbents used for hydrogen production.
Those involved in refinery process engineering, unit operations, research and development, sales and refinery technical service. Process engineers from design and construction companies as well as those who provide products and services to the petroleum refining industry will also find the course very useful and informative
Course Module 2 :Gas Conditioning, Treatment and Processing Technology
This course is designed to provide participants with an up – to – date overview of gas conditioning and processing technology. This includes product specification and the processes available to condition the gas in order to meet the required specification
Participants will learn the key physical and chemical properties of natural gas components as well as major processes such as Dehydration, Gas Sweetening, Hydrocarbon Dewpoint Control (HCDP Control), LPG Recovery and Fractionation, Sulphur Recovery and Tail Gas Clean-up.
Also to be covered during the course are the factors to consider in designing and selecting the major process equipment such as the Separator/Fractionator.
Design and operation of process control systems, separator, absorption and fractionation facilities will be taught as well.
- Gain a vast knowledge of natural gas conditioning, treatment and processing
- Identify types of separators and their sizing.
- Understand the importance of water content and dew point applied in gas conditioning and processing technology
- Identify the formation, prediction and inhibition of hydrates and the process of liquid desiccant dehydration.
- Determine the operating variables of gas conditioning and processing technology and recognize enhanced glycol concentration and solid desiccant.
- Recognize the thermodynamics of gas and utilize it for the removal of acid gases such as H2S, COS, CO2, RSH.
Course Module 3 : Filtration and Separations Technical Training - Principles, Applications and Troubleshooting
- Introduction to Process Separation Systems
- Principles of Filtration
- Filtration in Liquid Streams
- Filtration in Gas Streams
- Filtration Vessel Designs
- Principles of Coalescence
- Coalescence in Liquid Streams
- Coalescence in Gas Streams
- Coalescing Vessel Designs
- Activated Carbon Beds
- Centrifuges, Cyclones and Scrubbers
- Membrane Pre-Filtration
- Problem Solving
- Real Cases
Course Module 4 : ASPEN HYSYS: Process Modelling and Simulation
ASPEN HYSYS is the leading plant design and simulation tool for the energy industry. It is used for process optimization in design and operations in oil & gas processes. And it accelerates the ability of companies to bring new plants and designs to market in record time. Learn to build, navigate and optimize process simulations using Aspen HYSYS. Participants will learn the efficient use of different HYSYS functions to build steady state process simulations
- Starting with HYSYS
- Equations of State
- Compressor operation in HYSYS to model the compressing process
- Expander operation in HYSYS to model the expansion process
- Heat exchanger operation in HYSYS to model the heat transfer process
- Flash separator operation in HYSYS to model the flash separation process
- Partial oxidation reaction of methane to produce hydrogen
- Develop a model that represents the water gas shift reaction
- Absorber operation in HYSYS to model the absorption process
- Recovery of (NGL) from natural gas
New engineering graduates/technologists who will be using Aspen HYSYS in their daily work, Process engineers doing process design and optimization projects and studies, Plant engineers checking plant performance under different operating conditions, R&D engineers and researchers using Aspen HYSYS for process synthesis
Course Module 5 : Fundamentals of Distillation for Engineers (Basic)
Course Module 6 :Fundamentals of Distillation for Engineers (Advanced)
Course Module 7 : Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Processing
Course Module 8 : Refinery Operator Basic Training Course I
Course Module 9 : Refinery Operator Basic Training Course II
Course Module 10 : Recent Developments in Oil Refining Technologies
Course Module 11 : Process Capability