Belmont College

Introduction to Oil and Gas Course

In today’s world, energy production, conservation, and utilization are important issues.  Qualified oil and gas workers are essential to support the increased demand in the energy field.  In response to these needs, Belmont College is offering Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry.  This course will provide students an introduction to the major aspects of the Oil and Gas Industry including its development and influence on society, as well as all stages of drilling and production.

NGT 1100 - Introduction to Oil and Gas

  • Credit hours: 3 (Tuition and Fees apply)
  • Start date: Monday, January 12, 2015
  • End date: Friday, May 8, 2015
  • Times: Wednesday from 6:00p.m. – 8:55p.m.
  • Registration: Please call the advising department, to make an appointment to register.

Note: If you are a new student, you must fill out a college application for admissions.

Course Description:

This course provides the history, development, influence on society and world politics, and the current state of the oil and gas industry.  The course will cover concepts of petroleum discovery, geology, production, transportation, refining, marketing, and economics.

  1. Introduces the petroleum industry from inception to the present
  2. Reviews the history of petroleum and natural gas development as a function of changing society and technology
  3. Explores the discovery, geologic development, and technology of oil & gas production
  4. Introduces the techniques of modern on and off shore exploration and production
  5. Reviews domestic and world markets for oil, gas, and their many derivative products
  6. Explores current world use, future demand, and alternatives
  7. Introduces U.S. and state regulations on the industry

Workforce Development & Community Education Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Contact Information

Workforce Development & Community Education
Belmont College
120 Fox-Shannon Place
St Clairsville, OH 43950

Phone: 740.699.3869
Fax: 740.699.3047