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This essential introductory course provides candidates an overview of pipeline engineering. This covers petroleum geology, reservoir and well equipment, extraction and processing, pipeline facilities, hydrocarbon properties, pipeline industry standards (AS 2885), statutory requirements, pipeline components, gas analysis, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and control systems, process and instrumentation diagrams, pigging, corrosion control, gas compression and flow measurements.

Who Will Benefit This course is suitable for all personnel of engineering and technical pipelines and facilities.

3 days

Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the principles of petroleum geology, extraction and processing
  • Describe the functions of typical components on gas pipeline facilities
  • Describe the properties of hydrocarbons and basics of hydrocarbons processing
  • Explain the principles of operation of typical pipeline instruments, monitoring and control systems, SCADA
  • Explain the principles of operation of gas analysis systems including moisture analysers, gas chromatographs, densitometers, calorimeters
  • Explain the principles of pigging
  • Explain the principles of gas compression
  • Explain the principles of rotating equipment, lubrication and bearings
  • Explain the principles of corrosion control
  • Explain the principles of gas measurement
  • Interpret process and instrumentation diagrams for a facility
  • Explain the purpose of AS 2885 and describe its key parts
Training Method Training is a combination of theory familiarisation and practical applications.
Course Delivery The introductory course to Gas Pipeline Engineering is offered at our Clark campus in the Philippines. We also deliver training services on site upon arrangement or provided that there are suitable infrastructure and equipment for training.
Completion Award

Upon successful completion of this course, a Statement of Completion will be issued.

Number of Students Maximum of 8