Passionately developing careers since 1958.
Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) Logistics and Operations

Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) Logistics and Operations

Why Attend

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the logistics, storage, and safe handling of LPG during the entire value chain. It highlights the significance of LPG in ensuring energy security and gives an insight into LPG production, plant operations, and safe transportation. Participants in this course will be exposed to best industry practices of LPG installations and will be acquainted with the essentials of LPG logistics. This knowledge will help participants develop a sense of responsibility for safe operations related to LPG storage, transportation, and handling.

Quick Enquiry Call Me Back
Course Methodology

The course uses interactive techniques such as presentations by the consultant and participants. It also features individual exercises, syndicate work, industry case studies, and plenary discussions.    

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Achieve a complete overview of LPG value chain elements 
  • Recognize the critical components of LPG plants and their operations    
  • Identify essential factors related to safe storage, transportation, and handling of LPG 
  • Develop an understanding of safety measures and their significance in LPG logistics 
  • Realize best in class industry practices prevailing at LPG installations   
Target Audience

Commercial Managers, Business Development Managers, Legal Counsels, Oil and Gas Production Managers, Plant Managers, Marine & Technical Superintendents, Process Engineers, Logistics Managers, Distribution Managers, Warehouse Managers, and other professionals who are keen to enter the lucrative and challenging LPG industry.   

Target Competencies
  • Maintaining facilities 
  • Controlling
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Identifying hazards
  • Mitigating risks
  • Requalifying 
Course Outline
  • LPG value chain
    • LPG in the oil and gas value chain
    • LPG characteristics and hazards
    • LPG production and consumption
    • Players in the LPG value chain 
    • Inbound and outbound logistics
    • Downstream markets
  • LPG plant operations   
    • Major components of LPG plants
    • Maintaining LPG facilities
    • Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs)
    • LPG Liquid supply system
    • LPG cylinders inspection and requalification  
  • LPG storage, transportation, and handling
    • LPG storage and handling code
    • guidelines for LPG storage and transportation
    • Acceptable separation distance (ASD)
    • Engineering control and emergency response (ER) for LPG
    • Fire protection
    • Risk and safety management plan  
  • LPG logistics operations safety
    • LPG logistics channels
    • Managing combustion materials/ignition sources
    • Explosive range of LPG
    • Emergency response and preparedness
    • Leak testing procedures and significance
  • LPG installations – Good industry practices
    • Tank location and layout
    • Acceptable separation distance (ASD)
    • Firewalls
    • Electrostatic and electrical precautions
    • Electrical equipment installations
    • Hazardous areas 
Schedule & Fees