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Unconventional Petroleum Certificate of Achievement


Credential: Certificate (non-credit)
Available: Continuing Education Classroom or Online

Canada-Alberta Job Grant This program is eligible for Canada-Alberta Job Grant funding.

Program Description

The Unconventional Petroleum certificate offers five courses designed to give participants an in-depth look at the specific technologies and techniques used by the unconventional petroleum industry. Topics include an introduction to thermal and steam assisted gravity drilling (SAGD), oil sands and coalbed methane extraction.

Petroleum Application Overview PETR-110 Classroom or Online
Primary Heavy Oil PETR-216 Online
Introduction to Thermal and SAGD Technologies PETR-218 Online
Introduction to Unconventional Gas PETR-234 Online
Introduction to Oil Sands Mining PETR-223 Online