Analytical Methods & Techniques Applied to Hydrocarbons & DerivativesAPD/AMT-E

Who should attend?

  • This course provides technical knowledge related to the choice of analyses, their implementation and the use of results.
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.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • ELEMENTARY ANALYSIS

      • Analysis of the elements: C, H, O, N, S, Ni, V, etc.
      • Potentiometric analysis, sulfur, nitrogen.
  • SPECTROMETRY

      • 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

      • Analytical and separating distillation.
      • Gas chromatography (GC).
      • Liquid chromatography (LC).
      • Supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC).
      • Gel permeation chromatography (GPC).
  • COMBINATIONS - ADVANTAGES - IMPLEMENTATION

      • Combination PC-MS.
      • Combination LC-MS.
      • Combination GC-DEA (DiElectric thermal analysis).
  • CHROMATOGRAPHY SPECIFIC DETECTORS

      • Analysis sulfur and nitrogen.
  • ONLINE ANALYSIS

      • 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.

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.

Ways & Means

  • Laboratory study of analytical equipment.
  • This course takes place in the laboratory of the requesting client.