Course Title: Natural Gas Plant Operations

School: At a college near you (click "Enroll Now" to see location). [Learn More]
Hours required: 400  
Price: $2,595  
Length course offered: N/A   
Instructor: Max Ansari [Bio]


The Natural Gas Plant Operations online course provides the knowledge and skills you'll need to begin an exciting career in natural gas plant operations. Natural gas has two things going for it. First, it provides clean energy. Second, it is plentiful in the United States. For decades to come, natural gas will be produced and consumed in the United States - creating ongoing demand for natural gas plant operators. For people who want to enter this field it is difficult to find suitable training to become prospective entry level workers. This online course provides fundamental technical background to such workers. To take this course no prior science or math education is necessary - the course includes all of the necessary basic science and technology elements.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

• Describe basic math, physics and chemistry knowledge necessary for a gas plant operator. • Describe basic safety aspects related to gas plant production. • Describe basic elements of electricity for energy production workers. • Describe how to read technical process drawings. • Describe basic operational elements of lubrication and centrifugal pumps. • Describe nature of natural gas, how it is found in nature and how gas wells are developed. • Describe how natural gas compression systems work. • Describe how natural gas refrigeration systems work. • Describe various methods used to purify natural gas.

Grading System:

Confirmation of Completion awarded with passing score.

School Description:

Offered in connection with a college or university near you, our self-paced, online career courses are designed to launch you into your dream job.

Begin your course anytime. Textbooks are included, and you will have access to student support via phone, email, and chat 24 hours a day.

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Instructor Bio: Max Ansari

Max Ansari MSEE, P. Eng., First Class Steam Engineer Max has experience in the following key areas: a. Operation of large hydrocarbon (refineries, etc.) facilities b. Development of training systems for a multitude of large corporations engaged in complex industrial production processes. c. Many years of experience as a Professor at a community college. He taught a multitude of courses in a number of energy fields.