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Petroleum Technology - Pipeline Technician

Pipeline Technician Major

The Petroleum Technology – Pipeline Technician Major Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in natural gas, refining, power generation and various plant processes where there is an emphasis on pipeline transportation.  The program will provide a basic understanding of the petroleum industry and the skill set essential for pipeline operations with emphasis on safety, efficiency and productivity.  Key technical processes of gas compression, troubleshooting, maintenance, management operations, corrosion and petroleum instrumentation will enable the student to ensure maximum production and quality while improving performance and cost efficiency. 

ShaleNET Pipeline Technician One-Year Certificate

The certificate will provide the learner with the basic understanding of pipeline economic importance, quality control, design, troubleshooting, maintenance, instrumentation and management operations. Job responsibilities may include: locating pipelines, oversee maintenance, gauging pressures, checking safety valves and monitoring pipeline surface network operations for safety and environmental issues such as leaks, spills, erosion and sedimentation problems.

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Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
MST221  Mechanical Drive Components
ENV121  Regulations and Compliance
PET101  Introduction to the Petroleum Industry
EST130  Electrical Circuits and Device
PET102  Introduction to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
COM122  Interpersonal Communication
PET131  Corrosion Basics
PET132  Petroleum Instrumentation
ARL234  Gas Compression and Flow Dynamics
PET135  Basic Pipeline Operations
MST125  Basic Pumps
ETD224  Engineering CO-OP
GEO141  Physical Geology
MTH125  College Algebra
CHM101  Introduction to Chemistry
ENG124  College Composition
ITD122  Computer Applications for Professionals
PHY101  Principles of Physics
Arts & Humanities Elective

TOTAL CREDITS 63

One-Year Certificate Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
MST221  Mechanical Drive Components
ENV121  Regulations and Compliance
PET101  Introduction to the Petroleum Industry
EST130  Electrical Circuits and Devices
PET102  Introduction to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
COM122  Interpersonal Communication
PET131  Corrosion Basics
PET132  Petroleum Instrumentation
ARL234  Gas Compression and Flow Dynamics
PET135  Basic Pipeline Operations
MST125  Basic Pumps

TOTAL CREDITS 34