Introduction to Petroleum Chemistry - IPC 

CPE Credits Awarded: 2
Categories: Oil Industry, Online Training

Introduction to Petroleum Chemistry is an introductory online training course that teaches you all about the properties of hydrocarbons that make them the building blocks of petroleum chemistry. Recognizing the chemical make-up of hydrocarbons is one of the fundamentals of the petroleum industry. Learn about the structure of hydrocarbons and some common hydrocarbon compounds that are essential to the petroleum industry.

There are no pre-requisites for this course and no advance preparation is required.

Programme Level:  Basic

Course Code:  IPC

Industry:  The Oil Industry

Course Length:  2 hours

CPE Credits:  2 self-study CPE credits awarded for this course

You will learn to:

    Recognize the chemical and physical properties of crude oil and natural gas
    Point out the atomic structure of hydrocarbon molecules
    Distinguish between the four major classes of hydrocarbon molecules – paraffins, olefins, naphthenes and aromatics
    Identify the characteristics of esters

Practice exercises and self-assessment quizzes are included to help reinforce key topics introduced throughout the course.

A comprehensive final test will be given at the end of the course.

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