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 a global market turns to clean fuels and more stringent specifications, the environment in which refiners operate is more and more challenging.
The course presents a comprehensive overview of white products blending processes, covering refining processing and technology aspects, crude quality impact, specifications, quality giveaway, additives selection, blending economics, testing, and troubleshooting. Additionally, the course gives a perspective of how the blending process fits into the integrated refinery operations. Case studies are used to illustrate the relative importance of each aspect of the blending process.
Realize the importance of specifications their limitations and how to ensure that the product is fit for purpose.
Understanding the role of additives and how additives are selected and used to meet the specification for different products and different markets.
Be able to correctly interpret the interpretation of the laboratory results.