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Production Technician Major

The Petroleum Technology-Production Technician major will provide the learner with the knowledge to troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance on producing well sites.  Students will obtain knowledge of production equipment, recovery techniques, surface handling of produced fluids, instrumentation found at well sites and environmental responsibility, regulations and safety.

Production Technician One-Year Certificate

The one year Production Technician certificate prepares the student for the daily monitoring and operations of a producing well site.  Emphasis will be placed on meter reading, gauging, well site instrumentation and maintenance of equipment including gathering lines to prevent spills and safety or environmental issues.

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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 Devices
MET123  Material Science
PET131  Corrosion Basics
PET132  Petroleum Instrumentation
PET141  Oil & Gas Lease Operation
PET142  Artificial Lift
COM122  Interpersonal Communication
ETD224  Engineering CO-OP
GEO141  Physical Geology
MTH125  College Algebra
CHM101  Introduction to Chemistry
ENG124  College Composition
ITD122  Computer Applications for Professionals
ENV123  OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER
MST125  Basic Pumps
AIT124  Principles of Rigging
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
MET123  Material Science
PET131  Corrosion Basics
PET132  Petroleum Instrumentation
PET141  Oil & Gas Lease Operation
PET142  Artificial Lift
COM122  Interpersonal Communication

TOTAL CREDITS 31