PE0060 : Fertilizer Manufacturing Process Technology
COURSE TITLE : PE0060 : Fertilizer Manufacturing Process Technology
COURSE DATE : Sep 02 - Sep 05 2024
INSTRUCTOR : Mr. Robert Harvey
VENUE : Al Khobar, KSA
COURSE FEE : $ 4500
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Date : Mar 04 - Mar 07 (4 Days) Location : Dubai, UAE Classroom Fee (US$) : $ 4500 Course Info
Date : Jun 03 - Jun 06 (4 Days) Location : Abu Dhabi, UAE Classroom Fee (US$) : $ 4500 Course Info

Course Description

This practical and highly-interactive course includes various practical sessions and exercises. Theory learnt will be applied using our state-of-theart simulators. The fertilizer industry is essentially concerned with the provision of three major plant nutrients - Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium (NPK) - in plant-available forms. All major nitrogen (N) fertilizer sources begin with the fixation of non-plant available atmospheric N2 molecules into anhydrous ammonia molecules (NH3). The process of converting N2 to NH3 is referred to as the Haber-Bosch process. Ammonia synthesis requires large amounts of energy. Nowadays, ninety-eight percent of the ammonia produced in the world is by catalytic steam reforming of natural gas. The gas is converted to hydrogen, purified, and reacted with nitrogen to produce ammonia. The development of ever larger, gas-based ammonia plants, affording large amounts of by-product carbon dioxide allowed for utilizing this carbon dioxide in the manufacture of urea. Urea is the product of the reaction of ammonia with carbon dioxide. It contains 46% N. Consequently, it offered a further significant advance in plant nutrient concentration, and hence in savings in nutrient transportation and distribution.This course is designed to provide an in-depth view of nitrogen fertilizer production technologies in general and the production of ammonia and urea using natural gas in particular. The course will guide participants to identify future trends and needs of this fast pace industry. The course will examine the status and the most recent fertilizer production technologies to produce fertilizers and intermediate materials. Looking further ahead, the course will review some potentially significant developments and concepts that may impact the manner in which ammonia and urea are produced. Some of these manufacturing routes are being tested or employed at few plants around the world, but have yet to be fully developed into commercial processes. The course will also provide an opportunity to exchange ideas and disseminate information through discussion of the various technical, economic, safety, and environmental issues. The knowledge gained will enable the participants to solve specific problems at his/her plant as well as improve its operation and enhance its profitability. Further, the course will review new technologies such as isobaric manufacturing, the use of gas heat reformers, hydrogen separation, carbon dioxide removal technology, product ammonia separation, and high activity synthesis catalyst which can result in a significant reduction in energy consumption when compared with traditional technology.


This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of the total tuition hours

Workshops & Work Presentations
Case Studies & Practical Exercises
Videos, Software & Simulators

In an unlikely event, the course instructor may modify the above training methodology before or during the course for technical reasons.


If this course is delivered online as a Virtual Training, the following limitations will be applicable

Certificates: Only soft copy certificates will be issued to participants through Haward’s Portal. This includes Wallet Card Certificates if applicable
Training Materials: Only soft copy Training Materials (PDF format) will be issued to participant through the Virtual Training Platform
Training Methodology: 80% of the program will be theory and 20% will be practical sessions, exercises, case studies, simulators or videos
Training Program: The training will be for 4 hours per day starting at 09:30 and ending at 13:30
H-STK Smart Training Kit: Not Applicable
Hands-on Practical Workshops: Not Applicable
Site Visit: Not Applicable
Simulators: Only software simulators will be used in the virtual courses. Hardware simulators are not applicable and will not be used in Virtual Training


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