Course Detail

Terminal And Shipping Operations Dubai Duration: 2 Week/s

Course Information

  • Course Price
  • Location Dubai Courses
  • Course Code TSOD
  • Course Date 20 Nov - 1 Dec 2023

Course Objective

In crude oil marketing, shipping is critical, but how the Oil Terminal works is dynamic and structured operation. Its technical nature and operational complexity in addition to its importance therefore necessitates that both terminal operators and their supervisors develop the correct understanding of all aspects of the operation. This programme sets out to provide a comprehensive overview of oil terminal operations followed by the requirements and the critical components of a terminal. Terminal and Marine Operations will be discussed together with the Human Elements and Vessel/Tanker operations within Oil and Gas.

Who Should Attend?

The course is a must for all operations personnel involved in terminal operations including Managers, Superintendents, Supervisors and other ancillary personnel involved in Terminal Operations

Prerequisite Courses


Course Overview

Typical Oil Terminal Installations & Facilities and their functions -

  • Onshore and Offshore Terminals

  • Hydrocarbon Properties and handling

  • Terminal Regulations

  • Vessel Operations

  • Storage Tanks

  • Control room

  • Loading facilities including SBM, BOP

  • Communication network

  • Quality control

  • Meters

  • Crude Oil Metering & Measurement of Crude -
  • The Tank Farm

  • The effect of water content

  • Fiscalisation of Crude Oil stock

  • temperature and density on meters, measured quantity, gauging and correction factors

  • Understanding Crude Oil Measurement tables

  • Calculating fixed roof tanks and floating roof tanks Crude oil conversions

  • Gross and net volume determination

  • Crude Oil Bunkering -
  • Fiscal metering

  • Measurement for export

  • Transfers for export

  • Custody transfer and metering

  • Crude Oil Assay -
  • Crude sampling

  • Specific Gravity

  • Crude Oil Terminal Management -
  • Linkages and relationships among terminal operating groups

  • Function overlap

  • Demurrages and how to minimise

  • Plants, facilities and equipment maintenance

  • Engineering maintenance and how to achieve it

  • HSE standards in Terminal Operations

  • Course Materials:

    Course notes, handouts