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Our comprehensive training draws from an unmatched library of industry best practices and proven methodologies plus the real-world knowledge of Solomon's experienced consultants.

Fundamentals of the Petroleum Downstream Industry


Learn the basics of the refining business as you travel through the function and operation of a typical oil refinery.

Improve your understanding of the physical properties hydrocarbons and learn how refinery process units manipulate the molecules to increase value. Become familiar with the jargon industry professionals like to use and gain a clear understanding of the profit drivers in the downstream industry.

To be a full participant in the refining or downstream business, you must have a basic understanding of the industry. The more your employees know about the refining business, the more they can contribute to its success. The best performers have well informed employees at all levels of their organization. Length: 1-day

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Refinery Economics


This seminar covers the economic and optimization skills needed to maximize refinery profit. Practical, hands-on examples are used to illustrate Solomon’s marginal economics and the workings of Linear Program (LP) models. Attendees will discuss Planning & Optimization Best PracticesLength: 2-days

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Energy Management


In most of the world, energy typically accounts for approximately 50% of a refinery’s operating expenses. Understanding the parameters that contribute to a site’s total energy consumption is critical to making informed decisions that drive down energy costs. This course examines the key parameters that influence a refinery’s energy consumption. The objective of this course is to provide attendees techniques and knowledge which will allow them to pursue sustainable energy efficiency opportunities. For the most effective learning, attendees are encouraged to actively participate in classroom discussions. Length: 2-days

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Learn about our Data Coordinator and How to Use the Data seminars. 

Seminars Offered

Learn from the experts. Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of the Petroleum Downstream Industry
  • Refinery Economics Seminar
  • Energy Management Seminar

Additional seminars to support our benchmarking study clients include the Data Coordinator and How to Use the Data seminars.

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