Waste Water Treatment from Refinery & Petrochemical Units

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Who should attend?

  • This course provides a deeper knowledge of waste water treatment processes.
Public :
  • Daily and shift staff in charge of operating waste water treatment units and networks.
  • Operators of waste units undergoing transformation to waste treatment units.
  • Laboratory, process, and project engineers and staff.

Level :Skilled

Prerequisite :
  • Provide evidence of a professional experience of at least 3 months within waste water treatment unit.

Course Content

  • LOCAL & REGIONAL REGULATIONS - Duration : 0.25 Day

      • Operating permit: structure, contents, key chapters, elaboration and updating process.
      • Waste water specifications. Penalties in case of violation (formal requirements, fines).
  • WASTE WATER CHARACTERISTICS - Duration : 0.5 Day

      • Natural sources and components. Various uses of water in operating units. Effluent rejection points.
      • Nature of water pollutants (hydrocarbons, acidity, suspended matters, phenols, sulfides, mercaptans).
      • Analytical methods used in the laboratory and through on-line analyzers. BOD, COD, TOC.
      • Pollution mechanisms, impact on environment (insoluble, organic carbon, eutrophization, sludge).
      • Measurement of pollution: pollutant concentrations, quantities by unit of time. Typicals.
  • PHYSICO-CHEMICAL WATER TREATMENT PROCESSES - Duration : 0.5 Day

      • Process water stripping: typical process scheme, optimum operating conditions.
      • Settling of insoluble hydrocarbons and sludge. Settling velocity. Settler design types and improvements.
      • Dissolved air floatation: equipment, flocculation additives, additive mix and operating parameter optimization.
      • Filtration: various equipment, sand, active carbon beds, other filtration media.
  • BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF WASTE WATER - Duration : 0.5 Day

      • Growth of bacteria colonies. Required feed and nutrients. Biofiltration of process water.
      • Biological treatment technology: bacteria filters, activated sludge basins. Operating conditions.
  • BIOLOGICAL SLUDGE TREATMENT - Duration : 0.25 Day

      • Sludge physio-chemical properties
      • Thickening methods: settling, press filtration, flocculation-floatation, centrifugation.
      • Analytical test methods: dry matter, heat value, volatile fractions, heavy metals.
      • Treatment processes: digester, wet oxidation, thermal hydrolysis, incineration, smell control.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Specify the regulatory criteria defining pollution in a receiving environment with regard to the various characteristics of the waste water encountered,
  • Identify the fundamental points of the operation and monitoring of pollution control equipment in relation to the physical and biological principles implemented.

Ways & Means

  • Equipment demos (material, pictures and videos).

Learning assessment

  • Quiz.

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Coordinator :IFP Training trainer (permanent or contracted) having a good expertise and/or experience of the related topics, trained to adult teaching methods, and whose competencies are kept up-to-date.

To French entities : IFP Training is referenced to DataDock ; you may contact your OPCO about potential funding. Please contact our disabled persons referent to check the accessibility of this training program : referent.handicap@ifptraining.com