This deceptive green gizmo is an octane knock engine! If you blend 50,000 bbls of gasoline, about 1 billion US Dollars worth of gasoline pass through its guts !!! And, it requires tender loving care like a Stradivarius violin…
Now, for the serious part: the world-famous Gasoline and Diesel Blending course is exceptionally timed to deal with low crude oil and product prices, including valuing blendstocks, pricing off-specs, and using blend optimizers to "squeeze" the last drop of money out of a blend.
What makes it world-famous? The experience of the Course Director, me, Ara Barsamian – President and CEO, Refinery Automation Institute, USA; ex-Exxon Group Head, Blending & Oil Movements R&D, Senior Member AIChE, ASTM, ISA, IBIA, and world’s foremost expert on gasoline, diesel, and bunker fuel blending
Learn how to make a profit in $20/bbl oil environment…With the deal done, prepare for Iran’s oil flood
· Blend various components into more than 25 different finished gasoline and diesel grades by optimizing blend recipes to maximize profit
· Learn how to decide to “Buy or Not To Buy” blend components
· NEW! Calculate Gasoline and Diesel fuel blend component prices when not available
· NEW! Calculate discounts for off-specs
· Calculate Non-Linear Properties: Octane, RVP, Distillation, DI, TVL, Viscosity, CP/CFPP, Ignition Quality, Specific Energy, and more…
· Cut costs by blending directly to ship using API 1640 practice
· Dispute resolution using ISO4259 and Test Method Precision
· Using biofuels: Ethanol, BioDiesel, and Renewable Diesel
· Manage inventories using Multi-Blend Optimizers to reduce inventory
· Use blend component database and arbitrages to establish backup export markets when oil hits $20/bbl
Free: 800+pages blending coursebook + 34 blending software programs, including blend optimizer (demo), blendstock price calculator, data bases of blend components and world-wide specifications.
I hope to see you at the course in beautiful and exciting Rotterdam!