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Fundamentals of the Base Oil & Gas

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Fundamentals of the Base Oil & Gas

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28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 Online $3,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online Training Course?

Base oil (mineral and synthetic) is approximately 95 percent of the current lubricant market share. The lubricants business is a uniquely high value segment of the downstream.

Almost every lubricant used in plants today started off as just a base oil and used for many other purposes. Lubricating base oils are derived from crude oil through refinery process.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will cover base oil refinery process, safety, health, and environment as well as the global market to enhance knowledge of fundamental of the base oil and gas.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will highlight:

  • Base oil introduction
  • Base oil refining
  • Lubricant formulation
  • Health, safety, and environment
  • Base oil markets

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

The objectives of this PetroKnowledge online training course are to enhance knowledge of Fundamental of the Base Oil and Gas. This PetroKnowledge online training course has five key objectives:

  • Explain the base oil classification, quality, stock, and properties
  • Learning the refining process of the base oils
  • Understanding the formulation of base oils
  • Applying safety, health, and environment in refining
  • Understanding the trend of base oils, supply, and demand in the market

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Online Training Course for?

Fundamental of the Base Oil and Gas online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Managers and team Leaders
  • Operation Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Financial Managers
  • Administration Managers
  • Engineers
  • Supervisors

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location.

Organisational Impact

The organisational impact will be demonstrated by the employees participating in this PetroKnowledge online training course:

  • Enhanced understanding of the classification, quality, stock, and properties in base oils
  • Improved knowledge and skill in the refining process
  • Professional development in downstream operations
  • Understand the formulation base oils to be in line with quality control
  • Enhanced awareness of workplace safely
  • Understand the trend of base oils, supply, and demand in the market to support strategy and decision making

Personal Impact

  • Better understanding of the classification, quality, stock, and properties in base oils
  • Enhanced knowledge and skills in refining process
  • Individual professional development
  • Improved knowledge for formulation base oils in line with quality control
  • Increased awareness about workplace safely
  • Ability to determine economic issues and markets hence supporting strategy and decision making

Daily Agenda

Day One: Base Oils Introduction

  • Base oils overview
  • Base oils properties
  • Base oils stock
  • Base oils classification
  • Base oils quality

Day Two: Base Oils Refining

  • Vacuum distillation
  • Solvent deasphalting
  • Solvent extraction
  • Hydrocracking
  • Hydrodewaxing
  • Hydrotreating

Day Three: Lubricant Formulation

  • Formulation principles
  • Testing procedures
  • Lubricant additives
  • Raw materials’ storage and handling
  • Blending operations

Day Four: Health, Safety and Environment

  • Overview of risks in base oils refining
  • Chemical exposure
  • Physical hazard
  • Hazard controls
  • Environmental impact

Day Five: Base Oils Marketing

  • Overview in industry economics
  • Trends in base oil production
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Supply and demand in the market
  • Optimizing with production technologies


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

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