Instructor's Summary

Mr. Attalla Ersan

Mr. Attalla Ersan, PEng, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Petrochemical Engineer with over 35 years of extensive experience within the Oil & Gas, Hydrocarbon and Petrochemical industries.  His expertise widely covers the areas of Boiler & Steam System Management, Waste Heat Recovery, Boiler Plant Safety, Boiler Controls, Steam Distribution Systems, Steam Traps, Pollution Control, Cracked Gas Compressor, Reboilers, Sulphur Unit Air Blower, Steam Turbine, Distillation Columns, Gas Treatment, Waste & Water Treatment Units, Process Plant Operations, Process Plant Startup & Operating Procedure, Ethylene & Vinyl Chloride, Ethane Cracking Furnaces Operations, Ethylene & Polyethylene Operation, Acid Gas Treatment, Sulphur Recovery, EDC & VCM, Caustic Soda Storage, Debottle-necking, HAZOP Facilitation, Loss Prevention, Process Operation, Safety Audits, Process Engineering, Root Cause Investigations, Pyrolysis Cracking, Gas Plant Commissioning, Loss Prevention Techniques, Occupational Hazards, Hot Tapping & Tie-Ins, Pre-Start-Up Safety Review (PSSR), Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Emergency Operating Procedure (EOP), Permit to Work Systems (PTW), Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Study, Process Hazards Analysis (PHA), Consequence Analysis Application, Gas Detectors Operation, Accident/Incident Investigation (Why Tree Method), Occupational Exposure Assessment, Fire Fighting & First Aid, Environmental Management, Basic Safety Awareness, Steam Cracking, Steam Generation, Binary Fractionators Operations, Tanks Farm & Metering Station Techniques, Gas Treatment, Sulphur Recovery Process Unit Operation, Permit to Work System and Emergency Response Planning.  Further, he is also well-versed in Project Management, Human Resources Consultancy, Manpower Planning, Job Design & Evaluation, Recruitment, Training & Development and Leadership, Creative Problem Solving Skills, Work Ethic, Job Analysis Evaluation, Training & Development Needs, Bidding & Tendering, Technical Report Writing, Supervisory Leadership, Effective Communication Skills and Total Quality Management (TQM).  He is currently the CEO of Ersan Petrokimya Teknoloji Company Limited wherein he is responsible for the design and operation of Biogas Process Plants.


During his career life, Mr. Ersan has gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions and dedication as the Policy, Organization & Manpower Development Head, Training & Development, Head, Ethylene Plant – Pyrolysis Furnace Engineer, Production Engineer, Process Training Coordinator, Ethylene Plant Shift Supervisor, Ethylene Plant Panel & Fit Operator, Process Training & Development Coordinator, Technical Consultant, and Instructor/Trainer for Qatar Vinyl Company Limited and Qatar Petroleum Company (QAPCO).


Mr. Ersan is a Registered Professional Engineer and has a Master’s degree of Education in Educational Training & Leadership and a Bachelor’s degree of Petrochemical Engineering.  Further, he is a Certified Instructor/Trainer and has delivered numerous trainings, courses, workshops, conferences and seminars internationally.