Gas Production Operator

This course provides field or gas plant operators, engineers, technologists, or workers who want to enhance their gas plant operations skills learn how to safely operate gas processing equipment and learn about gas field handling and processing, including the duties and responsibilities of a gas field operator.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of this course a Certificate of Completion is awarded. This certificate does not expire.

Topics Covered

Workers will learn about:

  • Field dehydration
  • Gas sweetening
  • Compression
  • Mechanical refrigeration
  • Pumps
  • Metering and instrumentation
  • Line heaters
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
  • Chemical injection
  • General safety
  • Gas detection
  • Understanding hydrocarbons
  • Process drawings
  • Wellhead equipment
  • Hydrates
  • Equipment

    Students are required to bring their own PPE including:
  • Hard hat
  • Protective footwear
  • Safety glasses
  • Fire retardant coveralls
  • Leather gloves
  • Notes

    • Hands-on-training takes place at the gas production training facility at Energy Safety Canada’s office in Nisku, Alberta, a fully operational gas plant. This course provides a 50% classroom theory portion and 50% hands on training portion.

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