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Course Description

This course describes the structure, composition and uses of hydrocarbons. Phase behavior and the formation and prevention of hydrates are discussed. Learn to interpret simple phase diagrams and relate them to heating and cooling curves once you have a fundamental understanding of chemistry as it applies to oil and natural gasses.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the composition, characteristics and phase behavior of hydrocarbons
  • Discuss hydrocarbon composition and naming conventions
  • Discuss hydrocarbon properties and phase behavior
  • Discuss hydrate control
  • Describe the method for determining the API gravity of oil
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Section Title
Hydrocarbons - Chemistry
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 09, 2023 to Feb 19, 2023
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Jan 19, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Jan 19, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 20, 2023 to Feb 06, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Hydrocarbons - Chemistry
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 03, 2023 to May 14, 2023
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Apr 13, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Apr 13, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 14, 2023 to May 01, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Hydrocarbons - Chemistry
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 03, 2023 to Aug 13, 2023
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Jul 13, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Jul 13, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 14, 2023 to Jul 31, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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