Welcome to this online course on Petroleum products.
This course is designed to provide you with a deep knowledge of petroleum products' properties, specifications, markets and demands.
The petroleum products covered are the following :
- - LPG
- - Automotive Gasoline
- - Kerosene / Jet fuel
- - Gas oil
- - Heating oil
- - Heavy fuel oil
- - Naphtha
- - Asphalts
- - Lubricating oil
The course also provides technical knowledge related to the Standard Quality Control Tests performed in refineries and petrochemical plants to ensure that the finished products are in line with commercial specifications.
The course uses up-to-date global statistics and is organized into 4 parts.
For each petroleum product :Part 1.
Outlines its main characteristics and propertiesPart 2.
Reviews its main specifications and how these specifications evolved over time and for different countriesPart 3.
Describes the standard quality control tests performed in refineries and petrochemical plants, highlights the tests significance and the accuracy of the methodsPart 4.
Analyses the place of this particular petroleum product, the associated market trends and forecasts future prospects for production and demand