Oil Movement, Storage & Troubleshooting


Oil Movement, Storage & Troubleshooting

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About the course

The processing, transporting and storing of crude oil or refined petroleum products in tank farms, involve custody transfers of partner and commingled stock, significant volumes of data from various sources and blending complexities. Correct management and operation is essential for a successful business.

In addition, as these liquids are loaded and offloaded in bulk quantities, there is a large transfer of high value that makes it imperative for tank farm operators to efficiently manage their inventory and maximize their return on investment.

Designed For

Project Managers, Refinery Managers, Plant managers, Superintendent/Supervisors, Section Heads, Plant Supervisors, Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Instrumentation/Control Engineers, technical staff and contractor personnel
involved in oil movement and storage

Course Objectives

Upon completion, you will know how to:

  • Describe oil movements and storage operations in modern refineries, marine terminals and oil plants
  • Explain oil production, recovery, dehydration and desalting.
  • Describe installation of a tank farm
  • Identify the different types of tank and review and improve the operation of a tank farm
  • Illustrate the process of gas freeing of tanks
  • Describe marine terminal & SPM operations
  • Perform blending, tank mixing, meters and meter proving
  • Identify and discuss key advantages and disadvantages of the various corrosion monitoring methods.
  • Identify and discuss Where the main locations of corrosion concern occur within oil production systems, gas processing facilities