Petroleum and Refining Basics 1 Day Seminar
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Asia Seminar & Courses
Regus One Fullerton

This course offers participants a brief introduction to the basics of the petroleum refining industry. The program will initially review crude oil supply and petroleum product demand, then it will address such issues as crude oil qualities, refinery configurations, product mix and planning.


  • Introduction: Seminar Goals
  • Petroleum and the Petroleum Industry
  • Global Supply and Demand 
  • Refining: The Engine in the Supply Chain
  • Carbon Chemistry
  • Crude Oil
  • Products & Product Quality
  • Refinery Configurations
  • Refinery Process Units 
  • Product Blending
  • Logistics & Marketing
  • Summary

Course length: 1 Full Day (Tuesday, June 18 8:30 AM - 5 PM)

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone wishing to further advance their career in petroleum refining by starting at the basics of the industry. The course is for everyone in the refinery/petrochemical industry, including traders, process engineers, process control engineers, operations personnel and planners. The seminar is also useful for anyone in support functions: law, medical, purchasing, controllers, security, public relations and human resources. No prior knowledge of refining/petrochemicals required. Newcomers and new managers are especially welcome!

Course Fee

$900 Full Price