Solomon Training

Fundamentals of Petroleum Downstream Industry Seminar

In this course you will learn the basics of the refining business as you survey the functioning and operation of a typical oil refinery. Improve your understanding of the physical properties of hydrocarbons and learn how refinery process units manipulate 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.

Participants will learn:

  • Industry terms and jargon
  • Industry structure
  • Basic refinery chemistry
  • Function of each major refinery process unit
  • Refinery profit drivers
  • Key trends in the refining industry

Presented by William Peltier

During his career of more than 20 years in the downstream energy industry, Mr. Peltier has held operations, technical, optimization, strategic planning, and business development roles. He has used his economic and technical skills to help improve refinery plant performance evaluations and improvement initiatives that significantly enhance financial performance as well as driving cultural and technical change. Mr. Peltier’s commercial and business skills have been applied to strategic planning, due diligence, portfolio optimization, and merger and acquisition efforts.

Who Should Attend

This course is targeted toward anyone working within the refining industry.

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