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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
Feb 01, 2022 to Mar 14, 2022
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to Feb 11, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to Feb 11, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 12, 2022 to Mar 01, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
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
Mar 07, 2022 to Apr 17, 2022
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to Mar 17, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to Mar 17, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 18, 2022 to Apr 04, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
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
May 01, 2022 to Jun 11, 2022
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to May 11, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to May 11, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 12, 2022 to May 29, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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