PETROCHEMICALS : THE STEAM CRACKING PROCESS DEMYSTIFIED

Discover the steam cracking process used to make the major building blocks for a variety of petrochemicals

Course Summary

Dear student,

This petrochemical training course is designed to give you an insight into the chemical processes, plant operations and economics of a steam cracker plant.

The training course examines the intricacies of a petrochemical steam cracker plant and breaks them down into core building blocks whose concepts will be explained in a clear easy to understand language.

So whether you are an operator, an engineer, a newly-hired or a support personnel working in a petrochemical plant or simply you are looking for a better understanding of this stimulating field, then you’ve come to the right place.

The course is organized into 6 sections :

  1. PETROCHEMICAL ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW  
  2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  3. ABOUT STEAM CRACKER PLANTS
  4. THE STEAM CRACKING PROCESS
  5. SELECTIVE HYDROGENATION  
  6. A TYPICAL STEAM CRACKER PROCESS

The course also contains notes that you can download and where you find the most important things to remember. It’s like Cliff Notes for books, but for steam cracking. Everything you need to know about process schemes, layouts, feedstock characteristics and properties, products, economics and much more...

Course Objectives

  • - Comprehend the basic differences between petroleum refining and petrochemicals
  • - Understand the basics of the steam cracker process
  • - Identify the basics of the different building blocks of petrochemicals

Target Audience

  • - Students in chemical engineering, refining, petrochemicals...
  • - Newly-hired refinery or petrochemical plant personnel and current semi-technical personnel who require further training
  • - Engineers (chemical, petrochemical, petroleum, process...)
  • - Refinery or petrochemical plant operators and technicians
  • - Support personnel of an oil or petrochemical company including maintenance, logistics, supply chain, sales, marketing, quality...
  • - Other support staff who have an interest in increasing their understanding of petrochemicals
  • - Non-technical professionals assigned to positions in petrochemical plants
  • - Business development managers, corporate planning professionals and business analysts switching disciplines who are required to have a better understanding of this stimulating field
  • - Energy industry journalists and reporters
  • - Professional personnel such as legal, banking, insurance, finance dealing with oil supply, petrochemicals, refining and transportation
  • - Anyone seeking to broaden the sphere of his knowledge and discover the petrochemical industry

Level

  • - Beginner, Intermediate

Course Curriculum

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Involved and well narrated, this course has proven valuable for my new career. Thank you for providing this excellent course !

Course Pricing

  • THE STEAM CRACKING PROCESS
  • $19.99 USD

    A complete understanding of process operation and design

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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Downloadable course notes
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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