PETEX Instructor Led Courses

Field Handling of Natural Gas—Emphasis on Operations

3.0 CEUs

This course is scheduled upon request.

This course may assist in meeting requirements for DOT Operator Certification

Covers the general operation and troubleshooting of systems for natural gas handling and treatment from the wellhead to the gas processing plant for desired product specifications. Emphasis on the field handling and safe operation of field processing equipment.

Length: 4 days

Course Content

Participants receive instruction in:

  • Characteristics and physical properties of natural gas
  • Petroleum reservoirs and gas behavior
  • Natural gas production
  • Conditioning and dehydration of natural gas
  • Pumps, prime movers, and compressors
  • Natural gas measurement, instruments, and controls
  • Operating considerations and safety
  • Allocation and maintenance
  • Recommended For

  • Field and maintenance foremen and superintendents
  • Field technicians and operators
  • Field engineers desiring a knowledge of operational issues

  • Included with Course:
  • Catered lunch daily; beverages and snacks provided
  • Course materials including instructor presentations and exercises
  • Publication: Field Handling of Natural Gas, 4th Edition
  • Download a brochure for our Natural Gas Processing Courses (PDF–772 KB).

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    This course is scheduled upon request


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