Oil Chemistry : Crude oil testing & equipment

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OG013 January 22, 2023 - January 26, 2023 Dubai – UAE $ 5000

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OG013 April 9, 2023 - April 20, 2023 Madrid $ 5000

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OG013 July 30, 2023 - August 3, 2023 Istanbul $ 4500

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  • Prepare routine standard chemical solutions, conduct sample analysis as per ASTM/IP/internal test methods, interpret the results, and take action on abnormal values
  • Maintain & operate lab equipment, perform calibration as per procedures and troubleshoot minor equipment problems.

The Delegates

  • Laboratory technicians and chemists responsible for the analysis of crude oil samples for quantity and quality purposes.
  • Refinery personnel responsible for evaluating crude oil to determine their processing characteristics .
  • Operating (field) personnel responsible for collecting samples will also benefit from a better understanding of how test results are directly dependent on proper sample collection and handling .
  • Traders and buyers involved in sale, purchase, or exchanges of crude oil .

The Contents


  • Crude Oil; Supply and Trading Patterns
  • Definitions and Terms
  • Quality Variations and Their Causes
  • The Complexities of Crude Oil Composition
  • Sampling Protocols
  • Sampling Containers and Sample Integrity
  • Composition and Classification
  • Inspection Analyses (Cursory Assay)
  • Comprehensive Analyses (Full Assay)
  • Other Important Crude Oils and Fraction Properties :
  • Basics of Crude Oil Processing Evaluation
  • Bitumen and Extra Heavy Crude Oils
  • Crude Oil Quality (Case Studies)
  • ASTM Crude Oil Proficiency Testing Program
  • Challenges Presented to the Analyst by Heavier, Higher Sulfur Feed stock
  • Opportunity Crude Oils
  • Oil treatment basics :
  • Dehydration
  • Desalting
  • Stokes law of settling theory or gravity separation
  • De-emulsifier requirements and selection
  • Group discussion on the chemicals used
  • Basic Crude Sampling and Testing Equipment :
  • Sampling plan and sampling techniques
  • Safety precautions during sampling
  • Sampling equipment, sample point design
  • Quality testing for crude
  • Crude Oil ASTM Standard Tests :
  • Preparation of sample for analysis
  • Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), or  API Gravity by Hydrometer Method
  • Density and Relative Density by Digital Density Analyzer .
  • Water in Crude Oil by Distillation .
  • Water and Sediment by Centrifuge .
  • Salts in Crude Oil .
  • Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids .
  • Sulfur in Petroleum and petroleum Products by X-Ray .
  • Sediment in Crude by Membrane Filtration .
  • Water in Crude Oil by bolometric Karl Fisher Titration .
  • Pour Point of Petroleum Products .
  • Pour Point of Crude Oils .
  • Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products .
  • Distillation of Petroleum Products .
  • Determination of Asphalting in Crude and Petroleum Products .
  • Density, Relative density and API by Thermo hydrometer .
  • Quality System in Petroleum Products and Lubricants testing Laboratories .
  • Course summary.


  • Great Discount for companies and governmental Organizations .
  • All programs are held in five star hotels .
  • All lecturers have sufficient knowledge and experience to implement the programs at an optimal level .
  • Large package of services is offered to the participants .

The Discount

10% in case of Three P. (or more)