Production Planning & Scheduling in Petroleum Refineries

Production Planning & Scheduling in Petroleum Refineries

 

Date & Location: (02-06/July) Kuala Lumpur


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Course Overview

Introduction:

This training course is specifically designed to identify and resolve issues of production planning and scheduling in petroleum refineries that are most commonly encountered by refinery personnel working in this area. Issues of operations scheduling for petroleum refining are discussed in depth. It will also be enhanced with planning and scheduling examples and will provide relevant background information of the subject.

 

Program Objectives:

  • 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

 

Who Should Attend?

 

Process engineers and technologists engaged in planning and scheduling activities who have a minimum of experience and who are required to understand and discuss issues related to their industry.

 

Program Outline:

DAY 1

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

DAY 2

Improving Product Movements and Releasing Tankages

  • Basic Information Required
  • Crude Assay
  • Intermediate Feed Characteristics
  • Yields and Properties
  • Different Process Units
  • Utilities

DAY 3

Product Blending Rules

  • Product Specifications
  • New Trends in fuel production
  • Environmental Issues
  • Crude Cost
  • Product Netback

DAY 4

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

DAY 5

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
  • Discussion and Summary