Production Planning & Scheduling in Petroleum Refineries

Course Code: OG11

Course Objective

  • 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

 

Target Audience

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.

 

Course 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


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Date & Location

Date : 14 April 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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