University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY
 

Subject: PET

Course Number : 0102

Course Title:  ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY

Course Description:

This Petroleum Technology-related environment and safety course is designed to provide specialized training and technology transfer for the oil and gas industry. This introductory course covers environmentally safe drilling techniques used to discover and produce oil and gas. Topics include: Environmental technology, Environmental Control Technology for Oilfield Processes, Environmental Control of Drilling Fluids and Produced Water, Oilfield Waste Disposal Control, Drilling and Production Discharges in the Marine Environment, Decommissioning of Offshore Oil and Gas Installations, Tanker Design: Recent Developments from an Environmental Perspective, Pipeline Technology, Environmental Management and Technology in Oil Refineries, Distribution, Marketing and Use of Petroleum Fuels, Lubricants, and Climate Change Scenarios and Their Potential Impact on World Agriculture.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

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