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Certificate in Petrochemicals online learning course

An in-depth introduction to the petrochemicals industry

Starts on 24th April 2018

Introduction to Petrochemicals 

The petrochemicals industry is one of the most influential sectors in the world economy, so having a comprehensive understanding of this vital area is key for anyone working within the oil and gas or energy industries.
This Introduction to Petrochemicals is the ideal course for both individuals and corporate bodies to develop this crucial knowledge.

When: 24 April 2018
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 14 weeks

Ideal for:
The programme is designed for a wide range of professional skill sets, including: economists, analysts, engineers, geoscientists, asset managers, accountants, negotiators, lawyers, financiers and decision-makers

While some previous knowledge of the industry would be beneficial, it is by no means essential as the material is designed for a multi-disciplined audience, and each topic builds from a basic introduction assuming little or no prior knowledge.

Course Modules | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


  • Introduction to the petrochemicals industry
  • Olefins and aromatics
  • Derivatives
  • Petrochemical operations
  • Regulations in the petrochemicals industry
  • Trade and the supply chain
  • Pricing and markets

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course

This course is a new addition to our Knect365 Learning portfolio and it was created to attend the high demand and numerous requests of professionals working in the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry wanting to have an insight into the sector.

The Certificate is designed to meet the challenges of understanding the basic dynamics of the petrochemicals industry and its importance to the global economy.

Course Director

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Josh Gilad

Josh has over 40 years of experience in the engineering, analysis, inspection, troubleshooting, forensic investigation and construction support for pipeline projects worldwide. This experience includes pipeline flow and hydraulic transient analysis, pipe stress analysis, pipeline on-bottom stability, pipeline integrity & fitness for service assessment. Throughout his years with Brown & Root (now KBR), Han-Padron Associates (now CH2M-Hill), and as an independent consultant, Josh has been involved in the design and installation of onshore and offshore gas, liquid and multi-phase pipelines and associated facilities. Josh holds a BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in the States of Texas, New York and California.

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