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Analytical Methods & Techniques Applied to Hydrocarbons & By-Products

5 days APD/AMT-E
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • 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.
Purpose
  • This course provides technical knowledge related to the choice of analyses, their implementation and the use of results.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to:
  • identify the different techniques used in oil and petrochemical analysis,
  • point out their application fields and evolutions,
  • understand the analysis management principles.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
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.