The petroleum and industrial process operation technology certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the midstream and downstream phases of the natural gas and oil sector, particularly in the field of gas plant processing, refining, power generation and other various plant processes. Through classroom and laboratory exercises and field activities, this certificate will provide the skill set essential for entry-level industrial plant operations with emphasis on safety, efficiency and productivity. Students will acquire skills required to ensure maximum production and quality through the knowledge of gas processing, compression and flow dynamics, circuits, mechanical drives and basic instrumentation and control. These concepts will enable the student to ensure maximum production and quality while improving performance and cost efficiency.
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