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Course Title: PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS CHEMISTRY
An introduction to the basic principles of organic chemistry with major emphasis on the hydrocarbons: purification, identification, structure determination and energetic. Corrosion, field water (brine) chemistry, gas laws review, stoichiometry ( mass balance ) review, phase diagrams, viscosity, octant number, cetane number, flash points, natural gas chemical composition and applications and natural gas hydrates are discussed. Laboratory demonstrations will be conducted throughout the course.
Prerequisite: CHEM 0101