Petroleum Refining Demystified Course

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Petroleum Refining Demystified Course

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Petroleum refining is a complex method. This process included various steps and techniques. Therefore, without adequate knowledge, it isn’t easy to pursue a career in this industry. The Petroleum Refining Demystified Course is the perfect place to develop a clear understanding of petroleum refining if you want to establish a brilliant career in the petroleum industry.

The Petroleum Refining Demystified Course will first introduce you to the basics of crude oil refining. From the easy to follow modules, you will enrich your knowledge about the properties found in petroleum. Then this course will help you understand the process of distillation and fractionation. You will also grasp the techniques used in converting and hydrofining petroleum cuts. In addition, the course will introduce you to the methods of blending operations and making asphalt.

This comprehensive Petroleum Refining Demystified Course will provide you with an overall understanding of the subject. You will acquire the essential knowledge and skills to become a part of the oil industry. Enrol now and prepare yourself to climb the career ladder.

Please note: Our Petroleum Refining Demystified Course only gives you the theoretical knowledge to excel in this field. This course doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Learning Objectives

    • Understand the basic principles of crude oil refining 
    • Familiarise yourself with the petroleum properties
    • Learn about the process of distillation and fractionation
    • Know the techniques of converting and hydrofining petroleum cuts
    • Develop a clear understanding of blending operations and making asphalt 
    • Gain in-depth knowledge of a typical refinery operation

Who is this Course for?

This Petroleum Refining Demystified Course is ideal for aspiring oil industry professionals or those who wish to gain the relevant skills and knowledge to fast track their careers. It is for those who have little or no knowledge of the principles of petroleum refining or those who are new to the field and want to test their skills and knowledge. There are no entry requirements for this course; however, an eye for detail and a creative mind is essential.

Entry Requirement

Anyone interested in learning more about this subject should take this Petroleum Refining Demystified Course. This course will help you grasp the basic concepts as well as develop a thorough understanding of the subject.

The course is open to students from any academic background, as there is no prerequisites to enrol on this course. The course materials are accessible from an internet enabled device at anytime of the day.

CPD Certificate from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £4.99 and the hard copy for £9.99. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £12.99.

Career path

Upon successfully completing the Petroleum Refining Demystified Course, learners can progress to a more advanced program from our course list. Career opportunities in this field include freelancing or working in-house, within a range of professional settings, with the opportunity to earn a high salary. Related professions in this industry include:

    • Refinery operators 
    • Refinery technicians

Course Curriculum

Module 01: About the Course
Course learning objectives 00:06:00
Module 02: Overview of Crude Oil Refining
Refining activity overview 00:03:00
Module 03: Petroleum Properties
Crude oil: Composition and characteristics 00:28:00
Module 04: Distillation and Fractionation
Atmospheric distillation 00:12:00
Vacuum distillation 00:03:00
Light cut fractionation 00:04:00
Module 05: Converting Petroleum Cuts
Isomerization 00:08:00
Alkylation 00:05:00
Catalytic reforming 00:09:00
Module 06: Hydrofining Petroleum Cuts
Hydrotreating 00:08:00
Sulfur plant 00:05:00
Module 07: Cracking Heavy Petroleum Cuts
Fluid catalytic cracking 00:09:00
Hydrocracking 00:04:00
Delayed coking 00:03:00
Module 08: Blending Operation
Blending of finished petroleum products 00:04:00
Module 09: Making Asphalts
Asphalts 00:06:00
Module 10: A Typical Refinery Operation
A typical refinery scheme 00:07:00
Certificate and Transcript
Order Your Certificates or Transcripts 00:00:00
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