Fired Heaters Training Course

Course Details
Fired Heaters Training Course

This course provides the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to improve the operation, profitability, and safety of a plant’s Fired Heaters.

Course participants will be able to:
  • Identify and list the applicable codes and standards for Fired Heaters
  • Identify safety issues
  • Explain key operating parameters
  • Describe how Fired Heaters function
  • Recognize typical problems and identify possible causes
  • Discuss key inspection and turnaround items


The course is designed for Heater Specialists, Process Engineers, Reliability Engineers, Energy Coordinators, Inspectors, and Senior Operations Personnel. Those new to the industry as well as more Senior Personnel will benefit from the course.

Date: 17th – 19th February 2020 (3 Days)
Time: 08:00-16:00 Hrs.
Venue: Wyndham Grand Manama Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain
Fee: USD 3,750 per participant (Special for GDA Members only)
Note: A calculator is required or Mobile Phone Calculator App

17th February 2020 (Day 1)
18th February 2020 (Day 2)
19th February 2020 (Day 3)
Introduction Reliability Inspection and Turnaround – Tube Inspection
Radiant Section Troubleshooting – Field Evaluation of Fired Heaters Inspection and Turnaround – Cetek Ceramic Coatings
Bridgewall Temperature Evaluation Troubleshooting – Combustion Problems Inspection and Turnaround – Refractory Inspection
Convection Section Troubleshooting – Premix Burner Problems Inspection and Turnaround – Heater Shell (Casing)
Flame Temperature Troubleshooting – Gas Firing and Oil Firing Inspection and Turnaround – Burners
Efficiency Troubleshooting – Crude and Vacuum Heaters
Pilot and Standard burners Troubleshooting – Hydrotreating Heaters
Low NOx & Ultra Low NOx Staged Gas Burners Troubleshooting – Catalytic Reforming Heaters
Heater Design Procedures
Heater Instrumentation
New Heater Specifications
Air Preheat Systems


Javed Hason is UOP Senior Fired Heater Specialist based in UOP Limited office in UK. Javed has 35 years’ experience in heat transfer, with 22 years at UOP covering design and site troubleshooting worldwide of Fired Heaters. He has visited over 80 refineries to provide trouble shooting and training in five continents.

Javed holds a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Leeds University, MSc (Distinction) in Energy from Heriot Watt University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Javed enjoys travelling and his vacation and site troubleshooting career have taken him to 67 countries so far.

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  • Fired Heaters Training Course
  • Duration: 17-19 FEB 2020
  • Category: Technologies

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