Petroleum Technology, AAS

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The petroleum technology degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the upstream, midstream and downstream phases of the natural gas and oil sector, particularly in the field of gas plant processing, refining, power generation, pipeline technology and other various plant processes.  Through classroom and laboratory exercises and field activities, this degree will provide the skill set essential for entry-level industrial plant operations and pipeline technologies with emphasis on safety, efficiency and productivity.  Students will acquire skills required to ensure maximum production and quality through the knowledge of hydraulics/pneumatics, PLC controls, compression and flow dynamics, circuits, corrosion, metallurgy, pipeline code and regulations, mechanical drives and industrial management. These concepts will enable the student to ensure maximum production and quality while improving performance and cost efficiency. 

 

Petroleum Technology, AAS