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Analytical Methods & Techniques Applied to Hydrocarbons & By-Products

5 days APD/AMT-E
  • Engineers, technical managers and technicians from laboratories in plant and research centers.
  • Engineers from the process and operation units in refining, petrochemical and engineering companies.
  • Engineers involved in ensuring the quality of petroleum products.
  • To improve technical knowledge pertaining to the choice of analyses, their implementation and the use of results.
Learning Objectives
  • To identify the different techniques used in oil and petrochemical analysis.
  • To point out their application fields and evolutions.
  • To understand the analysis management principles.
Ways and means
  • Laboratory study of analytical equipment.

Elementary analysis 0.25 day
  • Analysis of the elements: C, H, O, N, S, Ni, V, etc.
  • Potentiometric analysis, sulfur, nitrogen.
Spectrometry 2 days
  • Presentation of the different techniques.
  • Implementation of X-ray fluorescence (XRF).
  • Implementation of Plasma (ICP).
  • Implementation of atomic absorption (AA).
  • Implementation of RMN, IR, UV techniques.
  • Implementation of mass spectrometry (MS).
Separation technique 1.5 days
  • Analytical and separating distillation.
  • Gas chromatography (GC).
  • Liquid chromatography (LC).
  • Supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC).
  • Gel permeation chromatography (GPC).
Combinations - Advantages - Implementation 0.5 day
  • Combination PC-MS.
  • Combination LC-MS.
  • Combination GC-DEA (DiElectric thermal analysis).
Chromatography specific detectors 0.5 day
  • Analysis sulfur and nitrogen.
Online analysis 0.25 day
  • Gas analysis
  • Sampling: quick loop.
  • Injection problem.
  • Validation of results.
  • Applications to a catalytic reforming and hydrotreating gas.
  • Liquid effluents
  • Online injection system.
  • Sulfur industrial analysis.
  • NIR analysis.