COURSE NAME:Selection of Materials for Refineries & Petrochemical Plants


 24-03-2019  28-03-2019  Dammam/Saudi Arabia Register
 30-06-2019  04-07-2019  Jeddah/Saudi Arabia Register

 Fundamental topics related to refineries & petrochemical plants will first be presented.

The course will relate basic materials of construction to various refineries & petrochemical plants.

The various types of materials will be described and workshop problems will be used to illustrate how these damage mechanisms relate to refineries and petrochemical plants.


- This 5 days course covers basic factors governing the selection of materials for various applications in oil and gas installations, refineries and petrochemical plants.

- It also covers selection of materials for various process conditions like materials for low-temperature, high temperature applications, sour service, etc. The course deals with corrosion behavior of metals, as well as selection of welding consumables.


- Engineering properties of construction materials

- Desirable properties of materials for petroleum and petrochemical industries

- Materials for cryogenic and low temperatures

- Materials for elevated temperatures

- Effects of alloying elements on steels

- Various low alloy and high alloy steels

- Stainless steels, Austenitic, Feritic, Martensitic

- Duplex stainless steels

- Effect of heat treatments on ferrous materials

- Non ferrous materials:

- Cupro – Nickels, Titanium and other alloys

- Factors to be considered for choice of construction materials

- Materials selection for pressure vessels, piping and tankages

- Materials for sour service

- Materials for sea-water service

- Common ASTM specifications

- Equivalent specifications in BS, DIN and JIS materials

- “Do’s” and “Don’ts” for materials substitutions

- Dealing with unidentified materials

- Common welding consumables

- Selection of welding consumables

- Illustrative case studies and example

- Feed-back quiz


- Professionals involved in engineering, inspection, maintenance and operations of oil and gas installations, refineries, petrochemical and fertilizer plants.

    • 5 Day(s)

    The presentation is generally appealing to me. The dedication & devotion of the instructor are both laudable & admirable.
    Mohammed F. Alotaibi

    Really this course is important for any inspector, so I will recommended it for our employees. And thanks a lot!
    Ahmed Al-Yami

    You are doing excellent bringing such very talented instructor. Please keep it up.
    Ahmed Afifi
    Al-Zamil CoolCare

    I would like to appreciate you as well as the instructor for a good training due to the fact that the helping to gain new information about the types of valve with advantages and disadvantage as well. Many thinking.
    Zaki Ali Aldawood

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    Talal Saad AlHasawi

    ITC service was in overall excellent. Thanks.
    Wael M. Morsy

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    Yazeed Mohamed Mreki
    General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)

    It was good course & good preparation with excellent instructor. Thanks a lot.
    Faisal Mahdi Al-Qahtani

    It was a nice course to have. I suggest taking this course with the same instructor to other people. Thanks for the instructor for his kindness & helfull during the course.
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    Mohammed Amjad
    Al-Suwadi Services

    The instructor is highly and technical knowledgeable in explaining all the subject in the course taken.
    Noel V. Garan
    Coldstorec Group Of Saudi Arabia

    Instructor was well prepared and knowledgeable I gain lot of useful information.
    Gulam Khan
    Saudi Aramco

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    Muthuraman Nachiappan
    Al-Suwadi Services

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    Salam Fakhoury
    Al Khodari Company

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    Mohammed Rashed Afifi
    Al Khodari Company

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    Muzammil Hayat
    Al Khodari Company

    The instructor is very knowledge and hard working, his way of teaching is very good.
    Ibrahim Darwish
    Al Khodari Company