• Gain an appreciation of modern planning and scheduling
• Gain an appreciation of modern planning and scheduling tools that will be useful for planning of crude and product deliveries in their facilities • Assist in improved operations, optimization, upgrading and modification of existing facilities • Will result in improved profitability and help in continuous modernization of facilities • Develop the skills necessary to apply risk assessment techniques
Application of Planning and Scheduling • Overview of planning and scheduling in oil refineries Refinery Configuration:- • Hydro skimming Refinery • Refineries with Secondary Conversion Process • Integrated Refineries • Existing & New Refineries • Choice of Crude • Crude oil scheduling • Choice of Processes • Capacity utilization of Crudes • Severity of Process Operations • Cut-points Optimization • Facing Upset Situations • Tankage Requirement
Improving Product Movements and Releasing Tankages • Basic Information Required • Crude Assay • Intermediate Feed Characteristics • Yields and Properties • Different Process Units • Utilities Product Blending Rules • Product Specifications • New Trends in fuel production • Environmental Issues • Crude Cost • Product Netback Formulation of Problem • Refinery Flow-sheets • Simplified Material Balance • General Formulation • Demand Equations • Product Inventory Control • Product Quality Control • Fixed Composition Blend • Capacity Control/ Constraints • Availability of Feedstock/ Control Application to a Refinery Worksheet • Petroleum Product Movement and Product Exchange • Marginal Depot Supply and movements • Commonly Used Methods & Recent Developments • Mathematical Approach to Solution • Linear Programming • Graphic Method • Vendors Software
Who Should Attend ?
Operations Personnel including Shift Supervisors Marketers and Refinery Planners Blending Professionals Refining Technologists