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Nov 21 - 22, 2018 Rueil 1,490 €
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Who should attend?

Audience

    • Staff from refining and petrochemistry involved in production, planning, procurement, marketing, management control and investment.

Level

  • Proficiency
  • This course provides a complete review of the main refining and petrochemical specificities, as well as the identification of the possible synergies. It highlights the economic gains achievable from refining-petrochemicals integration.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to:
  • describe the main specificities of the refining and petrochemical sectors,
  • identify the possible synergies between refining and petrochemistry,
  • explain the economic challenges and the main factors of these sectors’ profitability,
  • analyze the effects of these synergies.
Course Content

TECHNICAL REVIEW OF REFINING & PETROCHEMISTRY

0.5 day

  • Main petroleum and petrochemical products: key product specifications review.
  • Refining and petrochemical schemes.
  • HSE specifications: refining (H2S, etc.), petrochemicals (product instability, etc.).

SYNERGIES BETWEEN REFINING & PETROCHEMISTRY

1 day

  • Utility exchanges: H2, gas, fuel.
  • Supply: ethane, LPG, naphtha, atmospheric gasoil, vacuum distillate.
  • Product exchanges: pyrolysis gasoline, olefins.
  • Common treatment of the C4 cuts: BTX (Benzene-Toluene-Xylene) extraction.
  • Pooling services.

REFINING & PETROCHEMICALS ECONOMICS

0.5 day

  • Refining and petrochemical margins and costs.
  • Location and unit severities effects.
  • Gains due to synergies.
  • Case study: economics of a refinery, of a steam cracker and of the integration of both (with some synergies).
Ways & Means
  • Quiz, examples.
  • Case studies and exercises in team work.