Merox™ Process – Extraction and Sweetening

Course Details
This course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to efficiently and safely operate UOP Merox units. Led by experienced UOP process specialists, the course covers process flow and equipment, unit operation, analytical procedures, maintenance procedures, and safety. To ensure the practical application of knowledge, discussion includes normal operations, startup, shutdown, and troubleshooting. Classroom lectures are combined with hands-on field exercises and question-and-answer time to allow participants to share operating problems they’ve encountered and discuss solutions.

Course participants will be able to:
  • Understand UOP Merox Process chemistry and process flow
  • Identify common impurities and methods for their removal
  • Understand best practices for unit operation, startup, and shutdown
  • Develop effective techniques for solving problems

  • Process flow overview
  • Pre-treatment
  • Merox treatment
  • Post-trreatment
  • Operation: control and troubleshooting
  • Startup and shutdown procedures
  • Special procedures


This course is designed for Process engineers and Operations and Maintenance personnel who work with an extraction or sweetening unit or supervise those who do.

Date: 20th – 22nd August 2019 (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

20th August 2019 (Day 1)
Merox Extraction
21st August 2019 (Day 2)
Merox Extraction
22nd August 2019 (Day 3)
Merox Sweetening
Course Overview Post Treatment Process Flow Overview
Introduction Operation, Control and Troubleshooting Pretreatment
Process Flow Overview Start Up/Shutdown Procedures Merox Treatment
Pretreatment Special Procedures Post Treatment
Merox Treatment   Operation, Control and Troubleshooting
    Special Procedures


Sanjay Singh is a Technology Specialist in the UOP Treating Technical Services Group with total 11 years of experience in Oil and Gas field, who has been with Honeywell UOP for over 6+ years based out of UOP Delhi office and supports the customers with Merox units in Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. His responsibilities include evaluating the commercial operations, through remote monitoring or on-site troubleshooting, of UOP Merox units to assist customers achieving their goals. Prior to UOP, Sanjay worked for Reliance Industries Ltd as Operation/Technical Services Engineer in the Naphtha Cracker Unit for 4 years. Sanjay holds bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and is a Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Sanjay enjoys travelling and reading books.

  • Merox™ Process – Extraction and Sweetening
  • Duration: 20-22 AUG 2019
  • Category: Technologies

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