Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

Petroleum Exploration is the process of exploring for oil and gas resources in the earth’s sedimentary basins. The process relies on the methodical application of technology by creative geoscientists that leads to viable prospects to drill and the actual drilling of these prospects with exploratory and appraisal wells. Geological prospecting and exploration for oil and gas is a set of industrial and R&D activities for geological study of subsurface resources, identification of promising areas, and discovery of fields, their evaluation and pre-development. The final objective of geological prospecting is preparation of subsurface resources. The main principle of geological prospecting is the comprehensive geological study of subsurface resources when along with oil and gas exploration all associated components petroleum gas and its composition, sulphur, rare metals, etc., possibility and practicality of their production or utilization are investigated; hydrogeological, coal mining, engineering, geological and other studies are performed; natural, climatic, socioeconomic, geological engineering and economic indicator and their changes caused by future field development are analysed.

The global petroleum resin market is estimated to reach USD 2.58 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 7.7%. The market is segmented by application, such as adhesives & sealants, printing inks, paints & coatings, rubber compounding, tapes & labels, and others applications; by type that includes C5 petroleum resins, C9 petroleum resins, hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins, and C5/C9 petroleum resins; by end-use industry such as building & construction, tire industry, personal hygiene, consumer goods, automotive, and others; by region, namely, North America, Middle East & Africa, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. The base year considered for the study is 2015, while the forecast period is between 2016 and 2021.

 

  • Track 1-1Petroleum Geology
  • Track 1-2Elements of Petroleum Geology
  • Track 1-3Petrophysical Properties
  • Track 1-4Offshore hydrocarbon exploration
  • Track 1-5Coal Geology
  • Track 1-6Unconventional Petroleum Geology
  • Track 1-7Migration of Petroleum
  • Track 1-8Refinery Plant And Facilities

Petrochemicals are substance items acquired from oil by refining. Some chemical mixes produced using oil are likewise obtained from other petroleum derivatives, for example, coal or gas, or inexhaustible sources, for example, corn, palm natural product or sugar stick, The two most normal petrochemical classes are olefins counting ethylene and propylene  and aromatics like benzene, toluene and xylene isomers. Petroleum treatment facilities produce olefins and aromatics by liquid reactant breaking of oil portions. Synthetic plants produce olefins by steam splitting of gaseous petrol fluids like ethane and propane. Aromatics are delivered by reactant transforming of naphtha. Olefins and aromatics are the structure hinders for a wide scope of materials, for example, solvents, cleansers, and glues. Olefins are the reason for polymers and oligomers utilized in plastics, filaments, elastomers, greases, and gels. Petrochemicals also include plastics, soaps, detergents, paints, fertilizers, pesticides, synthetic fibers, explosives, rubbers, and flooring and insulating materials.

 

  • Track 2-1Migration of Petroleum
  • Track 2-2Petrochemicals Refining Processes
  • Track 2-3Lubricant, Wax, and Grease Manufacturing Processes
  • Track 2-4Marine Diesel Oil
  • Track 2-5Thermal Cracking
  • Track 2-6Refinery Plant And Facilities
  • Track 2-7Hydroskimming refinery
  • Track 2-8Refining end-products
  • Track 2-9Asphalt & Bitumen Production
  • Track 2-10Refined Petroleum Products and Their Uses
  • Track 2-11Physical and Chemical Properties of Petroleum products
  • Track 2-12Global petrochemical market

Petroleum processing plants produce olefins and aromatics by fluid catalytic cracking of petroleum fractions. Compound plants take gaseous petrol fluids from a gas handling plant and utilize a steam splitting procedure to create olefins. Aromatics are delivered by reactant changing of naphtha. A chemical plant is an industrial process plant that manufactures chemicals, usually on a large scale. The general objective of a chemical plant is to create new material wealth via the chemical or biological transformation and or separation of materials. Petrochemical plants are usually located adjacent to an oil refinery to minimize transportation costs for the feedstock’s produced by the refinery. Specialty chemical and fine chemical plants are usually much smaller and not as sensitive to location. Tools have been developed for converting a base project cost from one geographic location to another. A chemical plant commonly has usually large vessels or sections called units or lines that are interconnected by piping or other material-moving equipment which can carry streams of material. Such material streams can include fluids or sometimes solids or mixtures such as slurries. An overall chemical process is commonly made up of steps called unit operations which occur in the individual units. A raw material going into a chemical process or plant as input to be converted into a product is commonly called a feedstock, or simply feed.

  • Track 3-1Hydrogen and synthesis gas plants
  • Track 3-2Polyolefin plants
  • Track 3-3Steamcracking technology
  • Track 3-4Acetylene recovery technology
  • Track 3-5Air Separation Plants
  • Track 3-6LNG and Natural Gas Processing Plants
  • Track 3-7Adsorption and Membrane Plants
  • Track 3-8Cryogenic Plants
  • Track 3-9Chemical Processing Plant
  • Track 3-10Ethanol Processing Plant

Petroleum extraction is a process by which petroleum is taken out from the earth’s surface. Petroleum Geologists use seismic surveys to find the geological structures that might be used for the formation of oil reservoirs. Many instruments like Gravimeters, Magnetometers are used to search for Petroleum. Oil wells are created by drilling into earth with the help of oil rigs. Extraction of crude oil starts with drilling wells into underground.

 

  • Track 4-1Location of Oil Field
  • Track 4-2Instruments used in Oil Extraction
  • Track 4-3Drilling
  • Track 4-4Deep well drilling
  • Track 4-5Hydraulic fracturing
  • Track 4-6Oil extraction and recovery
  • Track 4-7Recovery Rates

 Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries to transform crude oil into useful products such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline or petrol, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and fuel oils. Petroleum refineries are very large industrial complexes that involve many different processing units and auxiliary facilities such as utility units and storage tanks. Each refinery has its own unique arrangement and combination of refining processes largely determined by the refinery location, desired products and economic considerations. Crude Oil Distillation unit, Naphtha hydrotreater unit, Catalytic reforming unit, Isomerization unit, Distillate hydrotreater, Fluid catalytic cracking, Hydrocracker unit, Visbreaker unit are some the processing units used for the refining process.

  • Track 5-1Distillation Methods and Processes
  • Track 5-2Cracking
  • Track 5-3Reforming
  • Track 5-4Products produced in Petroleum Refining Process
  • Track 5-5Hydrocarbon exploration
  • Track 5-6Catalytic Cracking
  • Track 5-7Unconventional oil resources
  • Track 5-8Crude Oil Desalting and Distillation
  • Track 5-9Oil Exploration and Drilling
  • Track 5-10Auxiliary facilities required in refineries

 

On burning petrochemicals release nitrogen, ash, sulfur and carbon into the atmosphere, contributing to pollution and smog, when these chemicals combine with water vapor, they can cause acid rain. Over the years there have been increased concerns over the environmental effects of the petroleum industry. The environmental impacts of petroleum are mainly refusal. This is due to the toxicity of petroleum which contributes to air pollution, acid rain etc. which leads to illness in humans. Oil spills cause wide damage in the marine environment. Greenhouse gases produced by the burning of petrochemicals, which includes carbon dioxide, warm up the Earth by trapping heat in the atmosphere.

 

  • Track 6-1Biodegradability
  • Track 6-2Combustion process of Petroleum and its products
  • Track 6-3Oil spills
  • Track 6-4Use of biomass instead of petroleum
  • Track 6-5Petrochemicals at Sea
  • Track 6-6Petrochemicals in the Atmosphere

 

Different Instruments are in use for the monitoring and control the process plant in oil, gas and petroleum industries. They includes sensing devices to measure process parameters such as temperature, pressure, liquid level, flow, velocity, composition, density, weight; and mechanical and electrical parameters such as vibration, position, current and voltage, Equipment’s used are Oil treatment plants, Module-Type Formation Pressure Maintenance Plant, Oil-heating units, Mobile Nitrogen Production System, Mobile Gas Pumping System, Oil desalting plants, Gas Separators, Oil and gas production and transport equipment, Drilling Equipment, Equipment for offshore platforms, Fuel storage tanks, Rotating Equipment’s like these many equipment’s are used for different purposes in the oil gas and petroleum field.

  • Track 7-1Selecting Process Instrumentation Technology
  • Track 7-2Control & Monitoring Instrumentation for Oil & Gas
  • Track 7-3Oil and Gas Static Equipment
  • Track 7-4Oil & Gas Instrumentation for Improved Safety and Compliance
  • Track 7-5Ultrasonic Flow Meters & Instrumentation for Oil & Gas Processing
  • Track 7-6Considerations for Selecting Oil and Gas Instrumentation
  • Track 7-7Recent Technology Developments in Process Instrumentation
  • Track 7-8Thoughts on the Future of Process Instrumentation

Safety is now the main criteria in the oil and gas industry. Workplace safety and more advanced technologies to monitor and prevent injuries and accidents is mandatory, the rate of injury was down to 1.8 per 100 workers in 2012, according to the Petroleum Institutes. Oil and gas well drilling and servicing activities involve many different types of equipment and materials. Recognizing and controlling hazards is critical to preventing injuries and deaths.

 

  • Track 8-1Supervision of oil field workers
  • Track 8-2Training and safety measures for the staff
  • Track 8-3Maintainance of Equipments
  • Track 8-4Storing flammable liquids
  • Track 8-5Dangers on an Onshore Oil Rig
  • Track 8-6Hazardous substances that activate key safety controls
  • Track 8-7Hazardous substances registers and records
  • Track 8-8Safety policies

There are different processing units used in the Refineries. Each of these plays a major role in the overall process of converting the crude oil into finished petroleum products. The Processing units involved are Separation units, Conversion units, supporting process units, treating units etc. The typical process units involved are crude desalting, Atmospheric distillation, Visbreaker, Hydrocracker, Thermal cracker and many.

 

Enhanced Oil Recovery is the process of increasing the amount of oil that can be recovered from an oil reservoir, usually by injecting some substances into an existing oil well to increase pressure and decrease the viscosity of the oil with a conventional oil well, natural pressure in the reservoir that pushes the oil to the surface or a pump is used to create and maintain the pressure. There are several different methods of Enhanced Oil Recovery including Thermal recovery, Gas injection, Chemical injection etc.

 

Offshore oil and gas production, which involves extraction of oil and gas from beneath the sea, is a critical component of the world's energy supply. It requires the use of highly sophisticated technology and high attention to the related environmental impacts. Offshore gas is the drilling and extraction of natural gas from down the floor of oceans. Offshore production began in the 1950’s in shallow waters around 200 meters deep. Platforms were erected on the seabed, supported by metal or concrete legs. Following the 1973 oil crisis, intensive production began in North Sea. Half of the 17,000 platforms in use today are fixed structures anchored to the seabed. Deep offshore production can results in number of challenges.

 

Natural gas is a byproduct of producing oil. Exploration for natural gas begins with geologists observing and examining the surface structure of the earth, and determining the areas where it is geologically likely that petroleum or gas deposits might exist. Natural gas wells are of different types and they include oil wells, gas wells, and condensate wells. Natural gas is known as sweet gas when it is relatively free of hydrogen sulfide. Natural gas, or any other gas mixture, containing significant quantities of hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide or acidic gases, is called acid gas.

 

Oil well is a boring in the Earth that is designed to bring petroleum, oil, hydrocarbons to the surface. Usually some natural gas is released along with the oil. A well that is designed to produce only gas may be termed a gas well. It involves Drilling, completion and production. Wells are of different types based upon the production of a substance, and they can be located on land or offshore.

 

Drilling indicates the total complex of operations that are necessary to construct wells of circular section applying excavation techniques. The planning of Drilling involve Well concept, well proposal, Data acquisition & analysis, well design, drilling program

 

The oil and gas equipment has been classified as static and rotating equipment, these equipment’s are utilized across all verticals of the hydrocarbons industry: upstream, midstream, and downstream. Within static equipment, we have considered valves, heat exchangers, furnaces, and boilers. Valves are vital for controlling the flow of crude oil or natural gas in oil and gas infrastructure such as wellheads, pipelines, and refineries. Boilers are mostly utilized in the refining industry for steam generation or cooling. In refineries, steam is mostly utilized for steam stripping, steam distillation, process heating, and vacuum distillation.

 

Conventional Gas refers to natural gas that can be produced from the reservoirs using some techniques like traditional drilling, pumping and the compression techniques. Natural gas is referred as conventional when it can be extracted from the Earth either through naturally occurring pressure, or pumping mechanisms. This is opposed to unconventional gas sources like shale gas, tight gas, and coal bed methane. Conventional gas tends to be less expensive and complex to extract than unconventional gas due to the usual nature of production techniques.  Historically low natural gas prices have led to the popularity of its use for the power and heating.

 

Fossil fuels, as originally derived from the organic matter, and have been created over many millennia through the biological and geological processes and are very essentially non-renewable. The energy biomass produces can be converted into electricity, heat or biofuels. Bioenergy can be as simple, complex as an advanced second generation liquid biofuel. Bioenergy is the most widely used renewable energy in the world, providing around 10% of the world's primary energy supplies, mostly as thermal energy for heating purposes and cooking.

 

The terms upstream and downstream oil and gas production refer to oil or Gas Company’s. Oil and gas companies are usually divided into one of three groups, upstream, downstream, and midstream. Some companies are considered to be "integrated" as they combine the functions of two or three of the groups. Upstream oil and gas production is done by the companies who identify, extract, or produce the raw materials. Downstream oil and gas production companies are closer to the end consumer, Many of the products that we use every day comes directly from the downstream production, including natural gas, gasoline, diesel, lubricants, pesticides, heating oil, pharmaceuticals etc.

 

Chemical Reaction Engineering and Catalysis is the field that studies the rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions and the design of the reactors in which they take place. Every industrial chemical process is designed to produce economically a desired product from a variety of starting materials through a succession of treatment steps.

 

  • Track 20-1Catalyst testing
  • Track 20-2Study of reaction kinetics and reaction mechanisms
  • Track 20-3Dry reforming of bio-gas into hydrogen
  • Track 20-4Catalytic cracking of pyrolytic waste plastic oil into fuel
  • Track 20-5 Biomass/Biofuel hydrolysis​
  • Track 20-6Development and design of new catalyst-reactor systems
  • Track 20-7Design of new catalysts

 

Thermodynamics in chemical engineering are to determine the states of phase and chemical equilibrium necessary for the design of separations processes (i.e., distillation, absorption, extraction, etc.) and chemical reactors, and in determining the thermodynamic efficiency of chemical processes. Change of state of a thermodynamic system results from existence of gradients of various types within or across its boundary. Thus, a gradient of pressure results in momentum or convective mass transportTemperature gradients result in heat transfer, while a gradient of concentration promotes diffusive mass transfer. Thus, if internal or cross-boundary gradients of any form as above exist with respect to a thermodynamic system it will undergo change of state in time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Track 21-1Types of Energies associated with Thermodynamic Processes
  • Track 21-2Thermodynamic Equilibrium
  • Track 21-3Thermodynamic Properties of Real Fluids
  • Track 21-4Extension to Gas Mixtures
  • Track 21-5The Chemical Potential
  • Track 21-6Ideal Gas Mixtures and Liquid Solutions
  • Track 21-7Fugacity expressions for pure gases

 

The driving force for mass transfer is typically a difference in chemical potential, when it can be defined, though other thermodynamic gradients may couple to the flow of mass and drive it as well. A chemical species moves from areas of high chemical potential to areas of low chemical potential. Mass transfer is used by different scientific disciplines for different processes and mechanisms. Mass transfer occurs in many processes, such as absorption, evaporation, drying, Crystallization, Membrane filtration, and Distillation. Distillation is a widely used method for separating mixtures based on differences in the conditions required to change the phase of components of the mixture. Absorption is the process in which a fluid is dissolved by a liquid or a solid. Adsorption is the process in which atoms, ions or molecules from a substance adhere to a surface of the adsorbent.

 

  • Track 22-1Drying, Extraction, and Distillations
  • Track 22-2Diffusion MRI
  • Track 22-3Vapor Liquid Equilibrium
  • Track 22-4Absorption and Adsorption
  • Track 22-5Humidification and Air Conditioning
  • Track 22-6Diffusion and Mass Transfer Coefficients
  • Track 22-7Double diffusive convection and Drag force

 

Electrochemical Engineering combines the study of heterogeneous charge transfer at electrode interphases with the development of practical materials and procedures. Fundamental considerations include electrode materials and the kinetics of redox species. Electrochemical Engineering is applied in industrial water electrolysis, electrolysis, electro synthesis, electroplating, fuel cells, flow batteries, decontamination of industrial effluents, electro refining, electroextraction.

 

  • Track 23-1Electrochemical Kinetics
  • Track 23-2Electroanalytical Techniques and Analysis
  • Track 23-3Fuel-Cell Fundamentals
  • Track 23-4Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitors
  • Track 23-5Energy Storage and Conversion
  • Track 23-6Industrial Electrolysis
  • Track 23-7Electrochemical Reactors
  • Track 25-1Chemical Analysis&Trends
  • Track 25-2Chemicals Industry Statistics and Insights
  • Track 25-3Oleochemicals Market Analysis
  • Track 25-4Mining Chemical Market Analysis
  • Track 26-1Types of Separation
  • Track 26-2Chromatography Techniques
  • Track 26-3Evaporation Techniques
  • Track 26-4Crystallization
  • Track 26-5Sublimation
  • Track 26-6Centrifugation
  • Track 27-1Chemical Engineering in Fluid Mechanics
  • Track 27-2Fluid-Solid Mechanics
  • Track 27-3Fluid Dynamics
  • Track 27-4In compressible Fluids
  • Track 29-1Solid waste management
  • Track 29-2Environmental friendly materials
  • Track 29-3Environmental auditing
  • Track 29-4Environmental impact assessment
  • Track 29-5Environmental economics

 

Polymer Science Engineering deals with the analyses of polymer materials. A Polymer is a large molecule or a macro molecule which essentially is a combination of large number of sub units. The word polymer in Greek means “many parts”. It also deals with the chemical synthesis, Polymer Structures and chemical properties of polymers which were esteemed by Hermann Staudinger as macromolecules but also covers other aspects of Novel synthetic and polymerization methods, Reactions and chemistry of polymers, properties and characterization of polymers, Synthesis and application of polymer bio conjugation and Polymer Nano composites and architectures. Polymers are a highly diverse class of materials which are available in all fields of engineering from avionics through biomedical applications, drug delivery system, bio-sensor devices, cosmetics etc. and the improvement and usage of these depends on polymer applications and data obtained through rigorous testing. The application of polymeric materials and their composites are still increasing quickly due to their affordable average cost and ease of manufacture.

 

  • Track 30-1Polymers In Petroleum Industries
  • Track 30-2Advanced Polymer Structures
  • Track 30-3Applications of Polymers
  • Track 30-4Polymer Material Science
  • Track 30-5Composite Polymeric Material
  • Track 30-6Polymer Physics
  • Track 30-7Polymers In Everyday Life
  • Track 30-8Polymer Recycling
  • Track 30-9Polymers for energy applications
  • Track 32-1Metallurgy
  • Track 32-2Corrosion and Mining
  • Track 32-3Materials for Energy Applications
  • Track 32-4Physics and Chemistry of Materials
  • Track 32-5Diffusion in Materials
  • Track 32-6Corrosion and Degradation of Materials