Petroleum Distillation and Refining

Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries (also referred to as oil refineries) to transform crude oil into useful products such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline or petrol, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and fuel oils.

Petroleum refineries are very large industrial complexes that involve many different processing units and auxiliary facilities such as utility units and storage tanks. Each refinery has its own unique arrangement and combination of refining processes largely determined by the refinery location, desired products and economic considerations.

  • Crude oil distillation units
  • Atmospheric distillation unit
  • Vacuum distillation unit
  • Naptha cracking plant
  • Catalytic reforming, Alkylation and Isomerization
  • Distillate hydrotreater & mercaptan oxidizer
  • Fluid catalytic cracking & Hydrocracker
  • Visbreaker & Coking
  • Auxillary facilities requirements
  • Process control, modelling & simulation methods

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June 1-3 , 2017

2nd World Congress on Petroleum and Refinery

Osaka, Japan

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