2019-2020 Catalog

OGPT - OIL & GAS PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

OGPT 1502 BASIC SEPARATOR & DEHYDRATION TECHNOLOG

This course will cover the basics in oil field safety and environmental safety. The course will also provide good foundations on the fundamentals of production, the operations of the separator and dehydrator, as well as problem-solving skills for the operation and production in the oil and gas fields.

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OGPT 1510 OIL & GAS PRODUCTION I

This course will familiarize the student with the duties of an oil and gas production technician. Specifically, students will be able to discuss the history of the oil market, concepts surrounding exploration and geology, fundamentals of drilling and well completion, and most importantly, describe the equipment and systems used by the oil and gas production technician today.

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OGPT 1515 OIL & GAS PUMP TECHNOLOGY

This course is designed to cover the artificial lift created by positive displacement pumps and centrifugal pumps used in the recovery of oil and gas. The type of pumps covered will include beam, screw, and piston, check ball, and end suction centrifugal pumps.

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Prerequisites

OGPT 1530

OGPT 1520 OIL & GAS PRODUCTION II

This course will familiarize the student with the duties of an oil and gas production technician. Specifically, the course will cover the following topics: the natural gas treatment, dehydration and compression system and equipment; the produced water treatment and handling system and equipment; auxiliary systems and equipment; artificial lift and enhanced recovery techniques; pumping and transportation systems; safety, health and environmental consideration relative to the field of oil and gas production.

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Prerequisites

OGPT 1510

OGPT 1530 OIL & GAS PRODUCTION III

This course will familiarize the student with a well site. The student will be introduced to the equipment used, as well as all the components and processes that take place at a well site, including how to operate a dehydration and production unit.

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Prerequisites

OGPT 1520

OGPT 1540 OIL & GAS PRODUCTION IV

This course will familiarize the student with operation and maintenance of a well site. Students will learn procedures to strap tanks, and light burners on the separator, dehydrator, and flare stack. This course will include classroom work, as well as hands-on work in the on-campus well site facility.

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Prerequisites

Take OGPT 1530

OGPT 2470 INTERNSHIP:OIL & GAS TECHNOLOGY

The basic concept underlying internships is the importance of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience. Students will apply academic and vocational skills in a work experience that will enhance their academic understanding and progress.

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Prerequisites

OGPT 1530