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.