Improving oil and gas process plants offers a dual advantage: it boosts production while simultaneously reducing operational costs. A proficient process engineer plays a pivotal role in enhancing the overall safety of the plant. To facilitate this learning journey, this PetroKnowledge training course covers a broad spectrum of essential topics. The Advanced Oil and Gas Process Engineering training course will highlight the fundamental principles like hydrocarbon chemistry, heat, and material balance, as well as key thermodynamic concepts. It then progresses to explore cutting-edge methodologies in process plant optimisation, encompassing Heat Integration, Pinch Analysis Technology, Heat Availability Curves, Energy Targeting, and the advanced Exergy Analysis.
In addition to these, the training course provides comprehensive insight into Combined Heat and Power (CHP) modeling, with a specific focus on steam systems and power systems. It equips learners with the skills needed to construct CHP models tailored for process plants. Furthermore, the training course delves into the intricacies of optimising combustion technology, covering various aspects like heat transfer methods, the distinction between heat quality (enthalpy) and quantity (entropy), and strategies for optimising different combustion types. The training course also explores the types and applications of steam boilers and fired heaters, including an efficient API-based calculation method and practical case studies utilising Excel spreadsheets. In the realm of process simulation and modeling, students are introduced to widely-used software, learn to develop steady-state simulation models, gain proficiency in dynamic simulation, and explore the construction and calibration of reactors within process plants.
This Advanced Oil and Gas Process Engineering training course will highlight:
- Introduction to main concepts of advanced process engineering
- New trends for process plants optimisation
- Combined Heat Power CHP Model
- Combustion technology optimisation
- Process plants simulation and modeling