POLYBED™ PRESSURE SWING ADSORPTION (PSA) SYSTEM TRAINING
16-17 February 2021 | 8:00AM - 3:00PM (AST)
This course is designed for personnel who deal directly with the UOP PSA unit and want to know how to optimize its performance and on-stream reliability. The course objective is to give operators a thorough understanding of the PSA process through step-by-step sequencing of all aspects of unit operations. This is a discussion-based session, designed to encourage interaction and sharing of information among participants. You will learn about the various aspects of the PSA process and the principles of adsorption. You will get the most from this session if you have some prior knowledge of PSA technology.
For more information please visit https://www.gda.org.bh/Courses/PSASystemTraining
MEROX™ PROCESS – EXTRACTION AND SWEETENING
15-17 March 2021 | 8:00AM - 3:00PM (AST)
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.
For more information please visit https://www.gda.org.bh/Courses/MeroxProcessExtractionandSweetening
REFINING PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS
5-8 April 2021 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM (AST)
This course provides a broad overview of the fundamentals of refinery operation and production. Using the refinery schematic, key processes are examined both as individual units and in the context of the refinery as a whole. The course material illustrates how each process works to turn crude into commercially viable products.
For more information please visit https://www.gda.org.bh/Courses/RefiningProcessFundamentals
REFINERY BUSINESS ECONOMICS
24-27 May 2021 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM (AST)
This course gives comprehensive knowledge on the variables that affect Refinery Economics including Refinery Configuration, capabilities and constraints.
For more information please visit https://www.gda.org.bh/Courses/RefineryBusinessEconomics
FLUID CATALYTIC CRACKING (FCC™) PROCESS
7-9 June 2021 | 8:00AM - 3:00PM (AST)
You are new to the UOP FCC unit and need to know how to optimize the operation of the unit. You will start at the beginning by discussing how the UOP FCC unit fits into the overall refinery processing scheme, how it may process various feedstocks, how product selectivity can be controlled, and FCC catalyst fluidization basics. Participants will discuss process flow, process control, equipment, how to calculate the heat balance, and catalyst management. The course emphasizes the technology aspects of the UOP FCC unit and includes important process calculations that can be used to troubleshoot FCC problems, including cyclone velocities, superficial velocities, distributor pressure drops and more. Through lecture, team work, and exercises, participants will gain the fundamentals to troubleshoot common FCC Unit issues.
For more information please visit https://www.gda.org.bh/Courses/FCCProcess
12-14 July 2021 | 8:00AM - 3:00PM (AST)
This course provides the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to improve the operation, profitability, and safety of a plant’s Fired Heaters.
For more information please visit https://www.gda.org.bh/Courses/FiredHeaters