Gasoline & Diesel Blending: A 3 Day Course

Provides a comprehensive overview and discussion of gasoline and diesel blending techniques, technology and cost/benefits

Location: Dubai, UAE

Venue: Millennium Plaza Hotel, Dubai, UAE (Check The Map)

Starts: 19 Mar 2019

Ends: 21 Mar 2019

Type: Course

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Over the course of three-days, the program seeks to focus on gasoline and diesel blending techniques concentrating on the creation and optimization of profitable blend formula. In addition to comprehensive analysis of blend components including pricing and the environmental impact, the program seeks to educate participants through real life case studies and exercises.


In order to get the maximum benefit, participants should bring their own Windows laptop with Microsoft Excel (2007 or later) with SOLVER add-in software installed for this course.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction to Gasoline Blending
  • Gasoline Specifications, Components & Typical Additives
  • Examples of Blending Equipment
  • Hands-on Demos Using Gasoline Blending Tools (during all 3 days)
  • Blend Non-Linear Property Calculations
  • Improved Blending Economics Through Optimum Recipe Calculations
  • Lab and On-line Tests
  • Precision, Dispute, Resolution, and Setting Blend Targets
  • Clean Fuels and Environmental Issues
  • In-Line Blend Release & Certification
  • Ethanol Blending
  • Q&A Session (multiple)
  • Diesel Specifications, Components, Additives
  • Hands-on Demos of Diesel Blending Tools
  • Calculating Diesel Non-Linear/Linear Properties
  • Diesel Lab and On-line Tests
  • Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel
  • Calculating Benefits of Blending Automation
  • Q&A Session
  • Wrap-up

Course Experience

How to calculate blend profitability

Estimating blend components prices

Exploit profitability by calculating non-linear properties accurately

Dispute resolution using property measurement precision

Course Highlight

  • Review specs around the world: APA (Singapore, Dubai, Saudi), EU, USA, Latin America, etc.
  • Determine what blend components you should buy and use for specific grades
  • Assess pricing of each component relative to market and future trends
  • Evaluation of blend components for best profits
  • Optimize blend recipe formula for maximum profitability
  • Ethanol blending and impact on properties
  • BioDiesel (FAME) and Renewable Diesel Properties and Blending
  • Measuring environmental compliance
  • Hundreds of references: specs, price bulletins, blend component data base, list of world oil refineries, other blending information sources
  • Course includes on-site laboratory visits


  • 800+ Pages Gasoline and Diesel Blending Handbook
  • 35+ Blending Programs and Exercises
  • Gasoline and Diesel Blending Optimizer Program (DEMO)
  • Blending Components Data Base
  • Gasoline and Diesel Specifications Catalogs
  • And more….

Who Should Attend

Gasoline Traders / Blenders

Blend Schedulers

Fuel Oil / Distillates Traders

Marine Managers

Middle & Senior Managers

Laboratory Supervisors

Business Development Managers

Blend Schedulers Business Analysts

Marketing & Products Trading Managers

Laboratory Supervisors Sales Representatives

Planning / Operational Engineers

Cargo Inspectors / Surveyors

Fuel / Project Engineers

Get In Touch With Us!

+65 6338 0064
+65 6338 4090

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