Basic Refinery Operations

3.3 3 Reviews SKU: RORO00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Refineries produce many different types of products for a variety of uses. Although no single refinery produces all types of products, many refineries produce more than one type of product. This training unit examines the functions of refinery systems and equipment and describes the role of operators in refinery operations.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Topic I: Refineries
  • • Define the following terms: refinery, system, unit, finished products.
  • • Describe the flow path of materials through a refinery.
  • • Describe how refinery systems work together to produce finished products.
  • Topic II: Refinery Equipment
  • • Identify equipment used in a typical process system.
  • • Describe the basic functions of equipment used in a typical process system.
  • Topic III: Furnace And Distillation Process Systems
  • • Identify the components of a simple furnace system.
  • • Describe the basic operation of a furnace and a furnace system.
  • • Identify two types of distillation systems.
  • • Identify the components of a simple distillation system.
  • • Describe the basic operation of a pressure column distillation system.
  • • Describe the basic operation of a vacuum column distillation system.
  • Topic IV: Reactor Process Systems
  • • Describe the basic functions of reactor process systems.
  • • Identify two types of reactor process systems.
  • • Describe the general operation of two types of reactor process systems.
  • Topic V: Refinery Instrumentation
  • • Identify process variables that are commonly controlled in refineries.
  • • Describe the basic functions of sensing devices, indicators, recorders, and alarms.
  • • Describe how a process control system can automatically control the value of a process variable.
  • Topic VI: Refinery Operations
  • • Describe some general tasks performed by refinery operators inside and outside the control room.
  • • Identify some general types of safety equipment and practices that are used in refineries.

Customer Reviews

6/26/2019

vary basic and a good introductory course

“vary basic and a good introductory course”

THOMAS F. Verified Customer

10/9/2018

A little outdated, but still contains useful information.

“A little outdated, but still contains useful information.”

Ed S. Verified Customer

10/2/2018

good

“good”

Joseph M. Verified Customer

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