2015-2016 Catalog

Natural Gas Compression Technology

The Natural Gas Compression Technology program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the natural gas compression industry. The student will acquire the ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain compression equipment as a result of lecture and hands-on training in compression theory, pneumatics, compressor mechanics, gas engine mechanics, electric motors, precision measuring, alignment, vibration analysis, oil analysis, rigging, balancing and safety. The student will also receive training in related industrial technology courses. A graduate of this program with a one-year certificate or two-year degree will be a valuable asset to the natural gas compression industry.